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Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back
Nov 25 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Recovery Slows in the State
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Recovery Slows in the State
Oct 28 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose modestly during September 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The September leading indicator rose by just 0.09% during the month. » Full Article
Business Expectations Steady in Nebraska
Business Expectations Steady in Nebraska
Oct 2 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska business confidence was mixed again in September, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Business Confidence Index – Nebraska had a value of 91.5 in September, which is well below the neutral level of 100. The aggregate index value, however, reflects a significant difference between recent conditions and expectations about the next 6 months. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: A Steady Economic Recovery Continues
Nebraska Indicator: A Steady Economic Recovery Continues
Sep 23 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during August 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Business Expectations Remain Positive in Nebraska
Business Expectations Remain Positive in Nebraska
Sep 4 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska business confidence was mixed again in August, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Points to a Steady Economic Recovery
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Points to a Steady Economic Recovery
Aug 26 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during July 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Modest Expectations for the Nebraska Economy
Modest Expectations for the Nebraska Economy
Aug 7 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska business confidence was mixed in July, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Leading Indicator: Nebraska’s Steady Economic Rebound Continues
Leading Indicator: Nebraska’s Steady Economic Rebound Continues
Jul 24 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during June 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Business Confidence Mixed in Nebraska
Business Confidence Mixed in Nebraska
Jul 10 2020 3:00 AM
Business confidence was mixed in Nebraska during June, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln » Full Article
Leading Indicator: The Nebraska Economy Begins to Rebound
Leading Indicator: The Nebraska Economy Begins to Rebound
Jun 24 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during May 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
A Second Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
A Second Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
May 28 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell again during April 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
The Nebraska Economy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Nebraska Economy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7 2020 3:00 AM
The Covid-19 Pandemic has upended the outlook for Nebraska’s economy. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Sharp Drop in the Economic Outlook for Nebraska
Nebraska Indicator: Sharp Drop in the Economic Outlook for Nebraska
Apr 29 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell sharply during March 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Confidence in the Nebraska Economy Falls During March
Confidence in the Nebraska Economy Falls During March
Apr 10 2020 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence dropped in Nebraska during March,according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Confidence Solid before Growing Virus Concerns
Confidence Solid before Growing Virus Concerns
Mar 6 2020 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence remained solid in Nebraska during February, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Little Change in Leading Indicator in the New Year
Nebraska Indicator: Little Change in Leading Indicator in the New Year
Feb 26 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell slightly during January 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Resolutions and Confidence for Nebraska Households in the New Year
Resolutions and Confidence for Nebraska Households in the New Year
Feb 7 2020 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence surged higher in Nebraska during January, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations Suggest Further Growth
Strong Business Expectations Suggest Further Growth
Jan 22 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during December, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
End of Year Surge in Nebraska Business Confidence
End of Year Surge in Nebraska Business Confidence
Jan 10 2020 3:00 AM
Business confidence surged higher in Nebraska during December, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Growth for State
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Growth for State
Jan 8 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Economy Will Grow Slowly, Forecast Suggests
Nebraska Economy Will Grow Slowly, Forecast Suggests
Dec 13 2019 3:00 AM

Nebraska’s economy is expected to grow slowly in the coming years, supported by the expansion of service industries.

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Nebraska Indicator: Confidence Holds Steady
Nebraska Indicator: Confidence Holds Steady
Dec 6 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence held steady in Nebraska during November, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Confident Businesses Signal Ongoing Economic Growth
Confident Businesses Signal Ongoing Economic Growth
Nov 20 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Solid Confidence Amid Pockets of Concern
Nebraska Indicator: Solid Confidence Amid Pockets of Concern
Nov 8 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence bounced back in Nebraska during October while business confidence moderated, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Economic Growth for State
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Economic Growth for State
Oct 23 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during September, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Wavers In Nebraska
Consumer Confidence Wavers In Nebraska
Oct 4 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence turned negative in Nebraska during September, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: The Economic Outlook Clouds During August
Nebraska Indicator: The Economic Outlook Clouds During August
Sep 25 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during August, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Rebounds In Nebraska
Consumer Confidence Rebounds In Nebraska
Sep 6 2019 9:00 AM
Consumer confidence rebounded in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back in July
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back in July
Aug 21 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose sharply during July, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
A June Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
A June Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Jul 24 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during June, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Business Confidence Drops In Nebraska
Business Confidence Drops In Nebraska
Jul 3 2019 3:00 AM
Business confidence dropped sharply in Nebraska during June, according to the latest monthly survey from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations Support Nebraska Leading Indicator
Strong Business Expectations Support Nebraska Leading Indicator
Jun 19 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during May, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Consumers Confidence Rebounds In Nebraska
Consumers Confidence Rebounds In Nebraska
Jun 7 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence rebounded in Nebraska during May and business confidence improved further, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Business Expectations Push the Nebraska Leading Indicator Higher
Business Expectations Push the Nebraska Leading Indicator Higher
May 22 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during April, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Manufacturing and Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Manufacturing and Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Apr 24 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during March, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
March Surveys Show Confident Businesses and Consumers
March Surveys Show Confident Businesses and Consumers
Apr 5 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence remains strong in Nebraska, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Mar 20 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during February, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Remain Confident
Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Remain Confident
Mar 1 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence remain strong in Nebraska, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Rise in Nebraska Leading Indicator Fueled by Business Expectations
Rise in Nebraska Leading Indicator Fueled by Business Expectations
Feb 20 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during January, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Farm Income Lagging, but Growth Expected in Nebraska
Farm Income Lagging, but Growth Expected in Nebraska
Feb 15 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s economy will continue to grow, though lagging farm income – due to tariffs and low commodity prices – will dampen the growth. Manufacturing, construction and service industries will add jobs and nonfarm income, buoying the state’s economy, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. » Full Article
January Surveys: Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Are Resolute
January Surveys: Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Are Resolute
Feb 8 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence are strong in Nebraska, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Remains Strong in December
Nebraska Leading Indicator Remains Strong in December
Jan 25 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during December, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
December Surveys: Consumer Confidence Falls in Nebraska
December Surveys: Consumer Confidence Falls in Nebraska
Jan 4 2019 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence dropped in Nebraska during December, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Improves in November
Nebraska Leading Indicator Improves in November
Dec 19 2018 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Confidence Persists in Solid Nebraska Labor Market
Confidence Persists in Solid Nebraska Labor Market
Dec 11 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence remained positive in Nebraska during November, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nebraska Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nov 21 2018 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Rising Confidence and Workforce Challenges
Rising Confidence and Workforce Challenges
Nov 9 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence improved in Nebraska during October, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Drops in September
Nebraska Leading Indicator Drops in September
Oct 24 2018 3:00 AM
After rising throughout 2018, Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during September, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Turns Negative in Nebraska
Consumer Confidence Turns Negative in Nebraska
Oct 5 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence was negative in Nebraska during September while business confidence was positive, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook Improves for Early 2019
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook Improves for Early 2019
Sep 26 2018 3:00 AM
Solid economic growth will continue in Nebraska through early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Rising Costs and Fading Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Rising Costs and Fading Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Sep 12 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence diverged in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Slower Economic Growth in Early 2019
Nebraska Indicator: Slower Economic Growth in Early 2019
Aug 22 2018 3:00 AM
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska in late 2018 and early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Business and Consumer Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
Business and Consumer Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
Aug 3 2018 3:00 AM
Business and consumer confidence fell in Nebraska during July, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Slow Economic Growth at the End of 2018
Nebraska Indicator: Slow Economic Growth at the End of 2018
Jul 25 2018 3:00 AM
Economic growth will slow significantly in Nebraska during the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
June Surveys: Business Confidence Surges in Nebraska
June Surveys: Business Confidence Surges in Nebraska
Jul 6 2018 3:00 AM
Business confidence rose sharply in Nebraska during June, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Economic Growth to Slow During the 4th Quarter of 2018
Economic Growth to Slow During the 4th Quarter of 2018
Jun 20 2018 3:00 AM
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska during the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Strong Industrial Sector to Boost Nebraska Economy
Strong Industrial Sector to Boost Nebraska Economy
Jun 8 2018 3:00 PM
Thanks to an assist from a stronger industrial sector, Nebraska will record solid economic growth through 2020 — though the state's farm economy will continue to limp along. » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Fall in Nebraska
Consumer and Business Confidence Fall in Nebraska
Jun 1 2018 3:00 AM
Nebraska consumer and business confidence slipped during May, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Economic Growth to Continue in 4th Quarter of 2018
Economic Growth to Continue in 4th Quarter of 2018
May 23 2018 3:00 AM
The Nebraska economy will grow through the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
April Surveys: Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
April Surveys: Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
May 4 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence moderated in Nebraska during April, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth Through Summer 2018
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth Through Summer 2018
Apr 25 2018 3:00 AM
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Settle at High Levels
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Settle at High Levels
Apr 6 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence rose in Nebraska during March, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
Mar 21 2018 3:00 AM
The Nebraska economy will continue to growth through the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Fall From Peak Levels
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Fall From Peak Levels
Mar 9 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during February, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Feb 21 2018 3:00 AM
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Rebound in Nebraska
Consumer and Business Confidence Rebound in Nebraska
Feb 2 2018 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence rebounded in Nebraska during January, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018
Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018
Jan 24 2018 3:00 AM
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska during the first half of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Slip in Nebraska
Consumer and Business Confidence Slip in Nebraska
Jan 5 2018 3:00 AM
After reaching record levels in November, consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during December, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Uptick in Expectations for Mid-2018
Uptick in Expectations for Mid-2018
Dec 20 2017 2:00 AM
Economic growth is expected to remain solid in Nebraska through the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
November Surveys: Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Surge
November Surveys: Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Surge
Dec 1 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence surged in Nebraska during November, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: State Growth to Slow in Mid-2018
Nebraska Indicator: State Growth to Slow in Mid-2018
Nov 22 2017 3:00 AM
Economic growth is expected to slow in Nebraska during the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Remains Weak During October
Consumer Confidence Remains Weak During October
Nov 3 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence remained weak in Nebraska during October, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook for Growth Improves
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook for Growth Improves
Oct 25 2017 3:00 AM
Nebraska is expected to enjoy solid economic growth in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Tumbles During September
Consumer Confidence Tumbles During September
Oct 6 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence tumbled in Nebraska during September, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Slow in Early 2018
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Slow in Early 2018
Sep 20 2017 3:00 AM
Nebraska economic growth is expected to slow in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Lower Than First Half of 2017
Consumer and Business Confidence Lower Than First Half of 2017
Sep 1 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Continue into 2018
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Continue into 2018
Aug 23 2017 3:00 AM
The Nebraska economy is expected to grow in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
July surveys: Consumer and Business Confidence Moderate
July surveys: Consumer and Business Confidence Moderate
Aug 4 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence moderated in Nebraska during July, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Improved Expectations for 2017
Nebraska Indicator: Improved Expectations for 2017
Jul 26 2017 3:00 AM
Economic growth will improve at the end of 2017, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
June Surveys: Strong Consumer and Business Confidence
June Surveys: Strong Consumer and Business Confidence
Jul 7 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence rose sharply while business confidence remained strong in Nebraska during June, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Data Lags Business Expectations
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Data Lags Business Expectations
Jun 21 2017 3:00 AM
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska in late 2017, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy
Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy
Jun 9 2017 3:00 AM
Weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term forecast produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Falls While Business Confidence Rises
Consumer Confidence Falls While Business Confidence Rises
Jun 2 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence declined while business confidence remained strong in Nebraska during May, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln » Full Article
Indicator Drops for the First Time in 2017
Indicator Drops for the First Time in 2017
May 26 2017 3:00 AM
Economic growth may slow in Nebraska in late 2017, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Grow Stronger
Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Grow Stronger
May 5 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer and business confidence strengthened further in Nebraska during April, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
A Third Increase in the Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
A Third Increase in the Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Apr 21 2017 3:00 AM
There was further evidence of an improving Nebraska economy in the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
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Strong Business and Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Strong Business and Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Apr 7 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence was strong in Nebraska during March, while business confidence remained very strong, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Second Sharp Increase in Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Second Sharp Increase in Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Mar 17 2017 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s economic growth will improve significantly during the second half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
February Surveys: Consumer Confidence on the Rise
February Surveys: Consumer Confidence on the Rise
Mar 3 2017 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence improved in February, while business confidence remained strong, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Indicator Rises Sharply During January
Indicator Rises Sharply During January
Feb 17 2017 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s economic growth will improve during the second half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Business, Consumer Confidence Improve, Surveys Show
Business, Consumer Confidence Improve, Surveys Show
Feb 3 2017 3:00 AM
Both business and consumer confidence improved during January, but businesses remained more optimistic, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Indicator: Growth to Slow in Mid-2017
Indicator: Growth to Slow in Mid-2017
Jan 20 2017 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s economic growth will slow during the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
December Surveys: Optimistic Businesses and Cautious Consumers
December Surveys: Optimistic Businesses and Cautious Consumers
Jan 6 2017 3:00 AM
Businesses’ outlook on the state’s economy was strong during December, while consumer confidence was weak, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Indicator: Outlook for 2017 Remains Steady
Indicator: Outlook for 2017 Remains Steady
Dec 16 2016 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s economic growth will remain modest through the first half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Labor Market, Farm Prices to Limit State Growth Through 2019
Labor Market, Farm Prices to Limit State Growth Through 2019
Dec 9 2016 3:00 PM
Low farm prices and a tightening labor market will limit Nebraska's economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research.

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Indicator: Modest Growth for 2017
Indicator: Modest Growth for 2017
Nov 18 2016 3:00 AM
Nebraska will experience modest economic growth in the first half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
October Surveys: Business and Consumer Outlooks Moderate
October Surveys: Business and Consumer Outlooks Moderate
Nov 4 2016 3:00 AM
Business and consumer confidence moderated in Nebraska during October, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
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Indicator: Growing Optimism About 2017
Indicator: Growing Optimism About 2017
Oct 21 2016 3:00 AM
Nebraska will experience moderate economic growth in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Optimistic Businesses and Wary Consumers
Optimistic Businesses and Wary Consumers
Oct 7 2016 3:00 AM
A gap re-emerged between business and consumer confidence in Nebraska during September, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Indicator: More Signs of Slow Nebraska Growth in Early 2017
Indicator: More Signs of Slow Nebraska Growth in Early 2017
Sep 16 2016 3:00 AM
Nebraska will experience slow economic growth in early 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
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Consumer and Business Confidence Hold Steady
Consumer and Business Confidence Hold Steady
Sep 2 2016 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence remained weak and business confidence remained positive in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Moderate in Early 2017
Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Moderate in Early 2017
Aug 19 2016 3:00 AM
Economic growth should moderate in Nebraska in early 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.> » Full Article
Improving Consumer Confidence
Improving Consumer Confidence
Aug 5 2016 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence improved in Nebraska during July while the outlook for employment remained positive, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Indicator: Nebraska Growth Strong Through the Rest of 2016
Indicator: Nebraska Growth Strong Through the Rest of 2016
Jul 29 2016 3:00 AM
Nebraska should experience strong economic growth through the rest of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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June Surveys: Solid Employment Outlook
June Surveys: Solid Employment Outlook
Jul 8 2016 3:00 AM
The outlook for employment was strong in Nebraska during June, while consumer confidence improved during the month, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
 
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Indicator: A Loss of Momentum
Indicator: A Loss of Momentum
Jun 17 2016 3:00 AM
After strong growth in the summer and fall, the Nebraska economy may cool in late 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
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May Surveys: Business Growth Amid Reluctant Consumers
May Surveys: Business Growth Amid Reluctant Consumers
Jun 3 2016 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence slipped in Nebraska during May, even as business expectations remained positive, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
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Indicator: Nebraska Economic Outlook Remains Strong
Indicator: Nebraska Economic Outlook Remains Strong
May 20 2016 3:00 AM
The Nebraska economy should grow rapidly during the second half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Business Expectations Remain Strong in Nebraska
Business Expectations Remain Strong in Nebraska
May 6 2016 3:00 AM
Business expectations and consumer confidence held steady in Nebraska during April, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Economic Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
Economic Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
Apr 15 2016 3:00 AM
The Nebraska economy should grow rapidly during the second half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
 
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March Surveys: Businesses Expectations Improve in Nebraska
March Surveys: Businesses Expectations Improve in Nebraska
Apr 1 2016 3:00 AM
Business expectations improved in Nebraska during March while consumer confidence held steady, according to the latest surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
Mar 18 2016 3:00 AM
The Nebraska economy should grow solidly during the summer of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Survey a Mixed Outlook From Households and Businesses
Survey a Mixed Outlook From Households and Businesses
Mar 4 2016 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence rose, but remained negative in Nebraska during February while Nebraska businesses remained optimistic about expanding employment, according to the February Surveys of Nebraska Households and Nebraska Business, which are conducted by the UNL Bureau of Business Research. » Full Article
January Increase for Nebraska’s Leading Indicator
January Increase for Nebraska’s Leading Indicator
Feb 19 2016 3:00 AM
Growth in the Nebraska economy will be modest during the summer of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Businesses Optimistic but Consumer Confidence is Down
Businesses Optimistic but Consumer Confidence is Down
Feb 5 2016 3:00 AM
Consumer confidence declined in Nebraska during January while Nebraska businesses were optimistic about expanding employment and sales, according to the January Survey of Nebraska Households and the January Survey of Nebraska Business, both of which are conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
December Survey: Mixed Outlook in Nebraska
December Survey: Mixed Outlook in Nebraska
Jan 8 2016 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses remain optimistic about the employment outlook but have a mixed outlook for sales, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rises for a Second Month
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rises for a Second Month
Dec 18 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in November, by 0.38 percent. » Full Article
Businesses Optimism Returns in Nebraska
Businesses Optimism Returns in Nebraska
Dec 4 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses have turned optimistic about the outlook for sales and employment, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nov 20 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rebounded in October, rising by 1.06 percent. 
 
The rise in the index reversed a decline during the month of September. “Taken together, results for the last two months suggest that the Nebraska economy will expand at a modest pace during the first months of 2016.   
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October Survey: Mixed Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
October Survey: Mixed Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
Nov 6 2015 3:00 AM
For the second consecutive month, Nebraska businesses grew less optimistic about the short-term economic outlook, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Decline in the Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator
Decline in the Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator
Oct 16 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell for the first time in six months in September.

The decline, of 0.13 percent, implies that the Nebraska economy will expand at only a modest pace during the first quarter of 2016. » Full Article
September Survey: Nebraska Businesses Modestly Optimistic About Sales
September Survey: Nebraska Businesses Modestly Optimistic About Sales
Oct 2 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses were optimistic about the outlook for employment over the next six months but only modestly optimistic about sales, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Continued Growth in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Continued Growth in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Sep 18 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose for the 5th consecutive month in August, increasing by 0.31 percent.

The increase implies that the Nebraska economy will expand through the first quarter of 2016.   » Full Article
Businesses Throughout Nebraska Hold Positive Outlook
Businesses Throughout Nebraska Hold Positive Outlook
Sep 4 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses remain positive in their outlook for both sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Among respondents to the August Survey, 28 percent expected sales to increase over the next six months, compared to 18 percent who predicted a decline in sales. » Full Article
Modest Uptick in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Modest Uptick in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Aug 21 2015 3:00 AM
A July increase in Nebraska’s leading economic indicator suggests consistent economic growth for Nebraska through the end of 2015 and into 2016.

The modest increase of 0.17% is the fifth increase in the last six months. » Full Article
July Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Optimistic
July Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Optimistic
Aug 7 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses remain optimistic in their outlook for both sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  
 
One in three businesses responding to the July Survey of Nebraska Business expected sales to increase over the next six months, compared to just 13 percent who predicted a decline in sales. » Full Article
The Nebraska Leading Indicator Higher Again
The Nebraska Leading Indicator Higher Again
Jul 24 2015 3:00 AM
A June increase in Nebraska’s leading economic indicator suggests that economic growth will be strong in Nebraska through the end of 2015. » Full Article
Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Sales and Employment
Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Sales and Employment
Jul 10 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses remain optimistic in their outlook for both sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  
 
More than one in three businesses responding to the June Survey of Nebraska Business expected sales to increase over the next six months, compared to just 16 percent who predicted a decline in sales. » Full Article
The Nebraska Leading Indicator Nudges Higher
The Nebraska Leading Indicator Nudges Higher
Jun 19 2015 2:00 AM
An increase in Nebraska’s leading economic indicator continues to suggest a strong Nebraska economy during the second half of 2015.
 
The indicator has risen five of the last six months.  » Full Article
May Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Very Optimistic
May Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Very Optimistic
Jun 5 2015 2:00 AM
Nebraska businesses remained very optimistic in their outlook for sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Improving Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
Improving Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
May 15 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator rose by 1.99% in April. This sharp increase suggests strong growth in the Nebraska economy during the second half of 2015.
 
“The sharp increase in the LEI-N reflects strong business expectations, a recent decline in the value of the U.S. Dollar, and a decline initial claims for unemployment insurance,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  
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April Survey: Nebraska Businesses Report Record Optimism
April Survey: Nebraska Businesses Report Record Optimism
May 8 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses are very optimistic in their outlook for sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research.  
 
Nearly one in four respondents to the April Survey of Nebraska Business expected to add employees in the next six months. Only 4 percent said they expected to reduce employment. » Full Article
Leading Indicator: Nebraska Remains On Track for Growth
Leading Indicator: Nebraska Remains On Track for Growth
Apr 17 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator rose by 0.08% in March. This is the fourth consecutive monthly increase and suggests that Nebraska will benefit from consistent economic growth throughout 2015. » Full Article
State Business Grow More Optimistic for 2015
State Business Grow More Optimistic for 2015
Apr 3 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska businesses are optimistic in their outlook for sales over the next six months and very optimistic in their outlook for employment. » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator Flat in February
Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator Flat in February
Mar 20 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator was essentially flat in February, rising by just 0.01. The flat value followed two months of growth during December 2014 and January 2015. Taken together, the three months of data suggest that the Nebraska economy will improve later in the year. » Full Article
February Survey:  Optimism for Job Growth Maintained
February Survey: Optimism for Job Growth Maintained
Mar 6 2015 3:00 AM
Continuing a trend begun in January, Nebraska businesses are more optimistic about employment during the next six months than they are about sales.
 
Most respondents to the February Survey of Nebraska Business, conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, predicted that jobs will hold steady or grow during the next six months. Only 7 percent predicted a decline in employment. » Full Article
A Rising Leading Economic Indicator Forecast in Nebraska
A Rising Leading Economic Indicator Forecast in Nebraska
Feb 20 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s economy should accelerate during mid-2015, according to the latest Leading Economic Indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator, designed to predict economic growth six months into the future, rose by 0.40 percent in January. Two of six economic factors used to calculate the indicator, business expectations and initial claims for unemployment insurance, improved solidly during the month. » Full Article
January Survey:  Nebraska Business Maintain Optimism for Employment Growth
January Survey: Nebraska Business Maintain Optimism for Employment Growth
Feb 6 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska business’s maintained their optimistic outlook in for employment in January, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Respondents to the January Survey of Nebraska Business were solidly optimistic in their expectations for employment growth, said UNL economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. » Full Article
Nebraska to See Steady Growth in an Uncertain World
Nebraska to See Steady Growth in an Uncertain World
Jan 23 2015 3:00 AM
Though the national economy likely will fluctuate, most Nebraskans can expect modest but steady economic growth during the next three years, economic forecasters say.

In the latest long-term forecast released by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska is depicted as a haven of steady growth in an uncertain world. » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations and a Rising Leading Economic Indicator
Strong Business Expectations and a Rising Leading Economic Indicator
Jan 16 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator, designed to predict economic growth six months into the future, rose by 0.87 percent in December.
 
“The improvement in the leading indicator suggests that economic growth will accelerate in Nebraska during mid-2015,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Points to Slowing Economy
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Points to Slowing Economy
Dec 19 2014 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell in November by 1.33%.
 
“The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska is designed to predict economic growth six months in the future,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “The drop in the leading indicators suggests that economic growth will slow in Nebraska during the second quarter of 2015,” said Thompson. » Full Article
Business Optimism Persists in Nebraska
Business Optimism Persists in Nebraska
Dec 12 2014 3:00 AM
Nebraska business’s maintained their optimistic outlook in November, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
           
Respondents to the November Survey of Nebraska Business were solidly optimistic in their expectations for both sales and employment growth, said UNL economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. » Full Article
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Mixed During October
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Mixed During October
Nov 21 2014 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell slightly, by 0.10 percent in October, marking the second consecutive monthly decline.

“The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska is primarily the result of a sharp increase in the value of the U.S. dollar during October,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. “A rising dollar puts pressure on exporters in agriculture and manufacturing.” » Full Article
Nebraska Businesses Turn Optimistic Again
Nebraska Businesses Turn Optimistic Again
Nov 7 2014 3:00 AM
Nebraska business’s regained their optimistic outlook in October, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Respondents to the October Survey of Nebraska Business were optimistic in their expectations for both sales and employment growth, said UNL economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Signals Slower Growth Ahead
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Signals Slower Growth Ahead
Oct 17 2014 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months.

“The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for the Nebraska economy during the first quarter of 2015,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. “The Nebraska economy is growing solidly at the moment, but economic momentum will slow around the turn of the year.” » Full Article
September Survey:  Mixed Expectations for Growth in Nebraska
September Survey: Mixed Expectations for Growth in Nebraska
Oct 3 2014 3:00 AM
A September survey by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research showed mixed expectations for sales and employment growth in Nebraska. Businesses were somewhat optimistic in their outlook for employment growth in the state but also somewhat pessimistic about sales growth. Results overall suggest limited expectations for growth. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Rebounds in August
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Rebounds in August
Sep 19 2014 3:00 AM
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) rose by 1.37% in August 2014, its fifth increase in six months. The increase reverses a decline during July. » Full Article
Steady Expectations for Growth, Especially in Urban Nebraska
Steady Expectations for Growth, Especially in Urban Nebraska
Sep 5 2014 3:00 AM
An August survey by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research showed that Nebraska businesses continued their positive outlook for the state economy for the seventh straight month. » Full Article
Quarterly Business Indicators Show Surging Lincoln Economy
Quarterly Business Indicators Show Surging Lincoln Economy
Aug 28 2014 5:00 PM
The Lincoln economy has been growing at a rapid pace, according to a recent analysis of economic growth in the Lincoln area. The Quarterly Business Indicators report for Lincoln shows that employment grew by 2.6% in the Lincoln Metropolitan Area between the 2nd Quarter of 2013 and the 2nd Quarter of 2014. “Strong employment growth and trends in building permits suggest that the Lincoln economy is surging ahead,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. “There is also solid growth in other local economic indicators such as taxable sales.” The Quarterly Business Indicators report for Lincoln is produced for the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development by the UNL Bureau of Business Research within the UNL College of Business Administration. » Full Article
Nebraska LEI Drops for First Time in Six Months
Nebraska LEI Drops for First Time in Six Months
Aug 15 2014 3:00 AM
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) fell by 0.75% in July, 2014, its first drop in six months. “Results suggest that the rate of economic growth in Nebraska may slow in early 2015 after strong growth in the second half of 2014,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. “It will be critical to monitor leading indicator values over the next few months to see if this trend continues.” » Full Article

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