IN Context: Indiana's Workforce and Economy

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IN Context was launched February 2000 as an integrated publication with a printed version linked to a comprehensive data base available on the Internet at

The publication is designed to compile and provide previously scattered data and feature articles about Indiana's economy. It is a collaboration among three organizations: the Labor Market Information division in the Indiana Department of Workforce Development; the Research Division of the Indiana Department of Commerce; and the Indiana Business Research Center.


Recent Submissions

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    IN Context September-October 2017
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2017-10) Waldron, David; Strange, Rachel
    Career and Technical Education: Outcomes on Employment, Wages, and Industry; Understanding the Administrative Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector
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    IN Context July August 2017
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2017-08) Kinghorn, Matt; Evans, Thea; Rogers, Carol O.
    Carmel, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne Show Biggest Population Gains; Occupation Assignment Engine Helps Fill Knowledge Gaps
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    IN Context May-June 2017
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2017-06) Zimmer, Timothy; Strange, Rachel
    Indianapolis and the Ring: The Changing Nature of Commuting Workers; Internet Use in Indiana
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    IN Context March-April 2017
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2017-04) Rogers, Carol O.; Strange, Rachel
    Indiana's 2016 Population a Fitting Milestone in the State's 200-Year History; How Indiana's Manufacturing Employment is Changing; Put These in Your Workforce and Economic Development Toolkit
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    IN Context January-February 2017
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2017-02) Kinghorn, Matt; Caplan, Zoe; Strange, Rachel
    Demographic Divers of Indiana Housing Market Continue to Drag; Economic Expectations: Indiana's Metro Areas in 2017
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    IN Context November-December 2016
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2016) Krivacsy, Kevin; Usher, Thomas; Strange, Rachel
    Requirements of the job: tracking changes to the education component; Short haul or long haul: migration flows to and from Indiana
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    IN Context September-October 2016
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2016) Kinghorn, Matt; Waldron, David
    Indiana's housing market in in 2016: strong demand, tight supply; Apprenticeship employment and wage outcomes
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    IN Context July-August 2016
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2016) Kinghorn, Matt; Evans, Thea
    Indy-area communities dominate list of fastest-growing places in Indiana; Radon: a public health issue that hurts the poor the most
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    IN Context March-April 2016
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2016) Leeuw, Allison; Strange, Rachel; Zimmer, Timothy E.
    Labor Shortage. Job Deficit. Which Is It?; The Saga of Small Towns; Manufacturing Wage Premium Is Stable
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    IN Context January-February 2016
    (Indiana Business Research Center, 2016) Leeuw, Allison; Rogers, Carol; Strange, Rachel
    Indiana Labor Force Trends: Shrinking Supply May Incentivize Employers and Training Programs to Get Creative and Competitive; Millenials Outnumber Boomers; What to Expect in Indiana's Metro Economies during 2016
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