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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

News

Leading Index Stops Slide in March
  1. The Leading Index for Indiana (LII) warmed ever so slightly, but didn't regain any ground it lost in February.

  2. Population Growth Escalates in Many Indiana Communities
  3. After several years of slow population growth, many Indiana communities saw an uptick in their growth rates in 2013, according to population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. View press release »

  4. Indiana's 2013 Housing Market Report
  5. Existing home sales in Indiana increased in 2012, and the stateís housing market is off to an even stronger start this year. View report »

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