Center for Business and Economic Research - Ball State University

The Use of GDP Data to Analyze Economic Development Priorities

The Use of GDP Data to Analyze Economic Development Priorities

In this study, we analyze some of the most pertinent aspects of a regional economy—the roles played by capital, labor, and productivity growth. We exploit the recently released data on county-level gross domestic product (GDP) to evaluate a number of policy-relevant issues across Indiana.

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Tags: economic development, workforce and human capital, unemployment and Skills Gap, population growth and migration, indiana

Author: Michael J. Hicks