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Indiana University

Nationally Recognized

The Indiana Business Research Center is a leader in research, data and analysis focused on economic, demographic, industry and education information.

Serving Indiana Since 1925

The IBRC provides the economic information needed by Indiana's businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations, as well as users of such information throughout the nation.

Your Database Portal

The IBRC maintains vast databases covering numerous topics such as income, employment, taxes, industry sectors, education, demographics and a host of other indicators.

At Your Service

The Center conducts original research to generate information when existing data are insufficient. Through the intersection of collection and analysis, we are able to provide the necessary insights to our users.

Powerful Results

The IBRC's work forms the foundation of countless decisions made throughout the state every year. While data may not be exciting to most people, the results they produce can be.

Online Publications


Foreign Direct Investment Vital to State's Manufacturing Sector
  1. More than three-quarters of all announced new jobs stemming from foreign direct investment were manufacturing related in Indiana, compared to 41 percent nationally. View full report »

Leading Index Makes Solid Progress in September

All components of the Leading Index for Indiana improved, with home builder's sentiment rising to its highest level since 2005.

Career Opportunity at IBRC: Economic Research Analyst

IBRC is currently hiring an Economic Research Analyst. View description and information on how to apply »


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