News and Events

News and Events

The Bureau of Business Research is regularly featured and quoted in national and local Nebraska news media with regards to the economic data produced by the BBR research efforts.

Below are recent stories that have highlighted BBR research.

Media Contacts

Irwin-Gish, Sheri
Executive Director of Communications, Marketing and External Relations
Thompson, Eric
Karl H. Nelson Associate Professor of Economics, Director of the Bureau of Business Research
Report: Nebraska's Economic Growth Expected to Slow in 2018
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BBR Featured News Items

Date Organization Headline
2/25/17 Lincoln Journal Star Ag woes dragging on Lincoln economy
2/24/17 News-pressNOW.com Nebraska's tax credit for renovating historic buildings is at risk in the Legislature
2/24/17 Norfolk Daily News Nebraska's tax credit for renovating historic buildings is at risk in the Legislature
2/20/17 Nebraska Radio Network Nebraska economy seems to be poised for growth
2/17/17 CBA News Indicator rises sharply during January
2/17/17 Nebraska Today State economic indicator rises sharply
2/17/17 1011 News State economic indicator rises sharply
2/17/17 Lincoln Journal Star Reports once again differ on state of Nebraska economy
2/15/17 CBA News Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series
2/8/17 Lincoln Journal Star Economists dispute report, say Mexico trade issues could hurt Nebraska
2/8/17 The Columbus Telegraph Economists: Mexico trade issues could hurt Nebraska
2/7/17 Nebraska Radio Network Businesses seem confident, consumers cautious about Nebraska economy
2/4/17 NCN News Channel Nebraska Nebraska businesses have more confidence in economy than consumers
2/3/17 Nebraska Today January surveys: Business and consumer confidence improve
2/3/17 CBA News Business, Consumer Confidence Improve, Surveys Show
2/3/17 Lincoln Journal Star Business, consumer confidence both improve in January in Nebraska
1/29/17 Omaha World-Herald Business mood? Cautiously optimistic
1/24/17 The Daily Nebraskan UNL’s Bureau of Business Research predicts slow growth in Nebraska Economy
1/20/17 Nebraska Today Economic indicator predicts slow growth in mid-2017
1/20/17 CBA News Growth to Slow in Mid-2017
1/20/17 Omaha World-Herald Indicator points to moderate decline in Nebraska’s economic growth
1/20/17 Lincoln Journal Star State economic reports diverge for 2nd straight month
1/18/17 The Daily Nebraskan Local internships, part-time jobs could help Nebraska economy
1/6/17 Scottsbluff StarHerald.com Nebraska businesses more upbeat than consumers
1/6/17 Omaha World-Herald Nebraska businesses more upbeat than consumers
1/4/17 Nebraska Today December surveys show optimistic businesses, cautious consumers