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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 Loses Momentum in October

The Leading Index for Indiana rose in October, but less vigorously than in the last several months.

Indiana Export Activity

Recent anemic economic growth in the eurozone and weaker than expected growth in several emerging economies put a damper on Indiana’s exports in 2013. View full report »

Business Outlook Panel Tour Underway

Hear what several of the state's leading economists predict for the 2015 economy. Find an event near you and register today »

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