BSU Economic Survey – NWI
November 13, 2014 — The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Ball State University has released Key Economic Sectors in Indiana: Region 1. The attached study examines the region’s most critical industrial sectors.
CBER analyzes the employment situation and raw inputs as well as the potential for growth for the counties of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Pulaski, Jasper and Newton.
The study was conducted by CBER for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), Indiana’s lead economic development organization.
In July, CBER released its statewide study, “Key Economic Sectors in Indiana: State Overview,” concluding Indiana’s economic future could hinge on how the state better educates its workforce to take advantage of opportunities in the fast-growing sectors of technologically advanced manufacturing, biosciences, emerging media, and information technology and logistics.