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Business Expectations in Nebraska Industries

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BBR Webinar Series Spring 2019 Lineup

February 15, 2019 – The Nebraska Economic Forecast (Eric Thompson)

This webinar will cover the newly released economic outlook for Nebraska for the balance of 2019 and beyond. The forecast, produced by the Nebraska Business Forecast Council, will include the outlook for farm income and non-farm employment as well as expectations for key industries such as manufacturing, construction, health care, retail, finance and services. The Webinar also will discuss the national economic outlook and expected trends in both personal income and taxable sales in Nebraska.



March 7, 2019 - Comparison of Worklives for People in More Physically Demanding Jobs and Those in Less Physically Demanding Jobs (Dave Rosenbaum)

Economists define worklives as the number of years a person will work over their remaining lifetime. This webinar describes a comparison of worklives for people in more physically demand jobs versus those in less physically demanding jobs.



March 29, 2019 - What's Hot and What's Not: Business Expectations in Nebraska Industries (Eric Thompson)

The monthly Survey of Nebraska Business gathers data on the expectations for sales and employment in a sample of 500 Nebraska business. The webinar will combine survey responses in recent months to examine how expectations vary between Nebraska's major industry groups such as construction, manufacturing, transportation, retail trade, finance, health care and business services.

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April 19, 2019 - Follow Up on the Economic Impact of Nebraska Military Assets and Spending (Mitch Herian and Phil O’Donnell)

In 2018, the Bureau of Business Research partnered with the Nebraska Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs to examine the economic impact of federal spending on military assets and support for veterans in Nebraska. This report represented a follow up to a similar study conducted in 2017. This webinar will describe the status of federal spending in these areas, and consider the impact of such spending on the Nebraska economy. Mitchel Herian, senior research associate, Nebraska Bureau of Business Research and Phil O’Donnell, military affairs liaison, Nebraska Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs are the cohosts of this session.

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