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September 24, 2021: The Economic Impact of Businesses Supported by the Nebraska Business Innovation Act

This webinar will provide estimates of the economic impact of businesses, which have participated in the Nebraska Innovation Act Program. Mitch Herian, Project Director at the Nebraska Bureau of Business Research, and Dan Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer of Invest Nebraska Corporation will co-host this session.

Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts during the Q&A session.

There is no cost for this webinar. Please register to receive the webinar link and your online passcode. Last day for registration is September 23, 2021.

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October 22, 2021: Introduction to Weekly Leading Indicator
Dr. Eric Thompson | 12-12:45 p.m.

The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) located in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides a monthly initiative through the Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) reports to measure and project the condition of the state economy. The report uses key economic indicators to help people better understand the factors that play a role in the growth and decline of economic development in the local communities.

In this session, Dr. Eric Thompson, Karl H. Nelson Professor of Economics and the director of Nebraska BBR, will review the components of the LEI-N and the system for a weekly release of preliminary LEI-N estimates on the Bureau’s website. He will also discuss the relationship between the preliminary estimates and the final estimate released towards the end of each month.

Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts during the Q&A session.

There is no cost for this webinar. Please register to receive the webinar link and your online passcode. Last day for registration is October 21, 2021.

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November 12, 2021: Talent Availability Dashboard
Dr. Mitch Herian | 12-12:45 p.m.

This webinar will focus on providing guidance on how to utilize the online Talent Availability Dashboard developed by the Bureau professors and Scholars. This study and the accompanying dashboard provide detailed information about the count of unemployed persons and job openings within the 10-county Greater Omaha Area. The Greater Omaha Area includes the 8 Nebraska and Iowa counties in the Omaha MSA plus adjacent Dodge and Otoe county Nebraska. Counts are provided for the 2nd Quarter of 2021 and projections are provided for the 2nd Quarter of 2022.

The future number of job openings determines the projected change in the count of unemployed persons over the next twelve months. In each county, projections are made for hundreds of individual occupations and 20 major industry groups. Aggregate counts of unemployed and job openings also are provided for each county by zip code and by demographic groups, including by gender, ethnicity, race, age, and veteran’s status.

Dr. Mitch Herian, Project Director at the Nebraska Bureau of Business Research will host this session. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts during the Q&A session.

There is no cost for this webinar. Please register to receive the webinar link and your online passcode. Last day for registration is November 11, 2021.

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December 3, 2021: Economic Forecast
Dr. Eric Thompson | 12-12:45 p.m.

The Nebraska Economic Forecast is produced as a collaboration by the Nebraska Business Forecast Council and the Nebraska Bureau of Business Research (Bureau). The forecast includes 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. National economic outlook and expected trends in both personal income and taxable sales in Nebraska are also among the top topics that are covered in the forecast.

Eric Thompson, Karl H. Nelson Professor of Economics, the director of the Bureau and the author of the final report, will host this webinar session. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts during the Q&A session. Please visit https://go.unl.edu/bin-archive to review or download the current and past Business in Nebraska (BIN) reports.

There is no cost for this webinar. Please register to receive the webinar link and your online passcode. Last day for registration is December 2, 2021.

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