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For the week of November 23, 2015
COMMENTARY – by Michael J. Hicks, Ph.D.
College should focus on our ideas, passions, and character.
Right now there are about 17.5 million college students attending some 4,100 schools across the U.S. They come from almost every country, speak most every language and come from every current culture, race, religion and ethnic group. Most of them understand that they are part of a very lucky global elite. They are the real 1 percent.
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Last week's commentary: Plans for the Regional Cities Initiative Are Revealing
James Bullard, president and CEO of the St. Louis Federal Reserve, will be our keynote speaker at the 20th annual Indiana Economic Outlook.
Join us December 7th at the Horizon Convention Center. Registration is required by November 30th.
DID YOU KNOW? – by Dagney Faulk, PhD
The October 2015 state employment data was recently released. Total nonfarm employment in Indiana totaled just over 3 million workers in October, a year-over-year increase of 60,000 (2.0%). Strongest growth occurred in education and health services (+17,700 jobs), manufacturing (+12,000 jobs) and leisure and hospitality services (+9,100 jobs).
ECONOMIC INDICATORS – View all economic indicators (CBER Data Center).
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