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Don Coffin

Genesis Center could get more use, but no guarantee of economic impact

Genesis Center could get more use, but no guarantee of economic impact

The civic center opened three decades ago around the time the much larger Allstate Arena did in Rosemont, but never packed in the same crowds. Taxpayer subsidies kept the lights on, and the facility broke even last year after expenses were slashed by 30 percent.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDUCATION: As recession ebbs so will enrollments

EDUCATION: As recession ebbs so will enrollments

Displaced workers and the young alike flocked to colleges during the recession, a trend that is now ebbing as job growth accelerates.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
NWI employment working to catch up with nation's strong 2012 start

NWI employment working to catch up with nation's strong 2012 start

The surge in January employment at the national level may provide some hope that Indiana's jobless picture may improve early in 2012. But people watching the local labor market say it's difficult to make growth projections in NWI because 2011 featured both sobering and encouraging trends.

February 06, 2012 12:00 am

Region employment working to catch up with nation's strong 2012 start

The surge in January employment at the national level may provide some hope that Indiana's jobless picture may improve early in 2012.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Chart a course for economic success

Economics is called the dismal science, and the many economic analyses and forecasts for Northwest Indiana in recent weeks show why.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am
Early job search setbacks can plague young workers for decades

Early job search setbacks can plague young workers for decades

Younger workers are disproportionately affected by recessions and always have been, which gives economists insight into the long-term consequences of stumbling out of the gate into the job market, Don Coffin said.

September 02, 2011 7:30 pm
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