Kevin Kieft hopes to spread his success with job creation in Michigan City to throughout Northwest Indiana.
Not all debt incurred by government is dangerous or irresponsible. Taking on debt for capital projects — including roads, needed building renovations and so on — with a clear and identified plan for repayment is an accepted practice of doing government business.
Lake County saw the state's largest population decline in 2012, while Porter County experienced just a fraction of the growth it has seen in the past decade, U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show.
CHESTERTON | Second grade students at Yost Elementary in Chesterton have been learning about economics by studying about wants, goods, services, consumers, producers and resources. As a way to apply these learned skills, second grade teachers Jade Navarre, Heather Dunkle, and Amanda Scully c…
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Profiling 25 Midwestern farms in her book Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms from America’s Heartland, Anna Blessing tells us the story of each.
Economics is not an experimental science. We can't say to Congress, "Honorable ladies and gentlemen, please drastically raise taxes and cut spending all at once so we can measure the effects on the economy of changes in the federal government's budget." This is not what elected officials do.
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Cecil Bohanon, an adjunct scholar of the Indiana Policy Review Foundation, is a professor of economics at Ball State University.
United States Steel Corp. said Friday its United Steelworkers-represented employees have ratified new three-year collective bargaining agreements.
Former President Bill Clinton listens during the second annual Clinton Global Initiative America conference Thursday in Chicago. Clinton urged those attending the two-day event to invest in projects that will create jobs. Among the goals, he said, were to share ideas in the areas of housing …
A team of students from Homewood-Flossmoor High School took first place in the 2012 Illinois Economics Challenge State Finals held April 18 in Chicago. Pictured, from left, are coach Dave Kush and students Nick Thiros, Irving Rodriguez, Jordan Pounder and Eli Lichtenberg. They are headed to …
UNIVERSITY PARK | According to Sheryl Szot Gallaher, director of the Office of Economic Education at Governors State University, economics is the study of making choices.
Sheryl Szot Gallaher
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky testified at an International Trade Commission hearing Thursday morning in support of extending tariffs on a range of imported steel products in an effort to support domestic producers.
BURNS HARBOR | ArcelorMittal USA President and CEO Michael Rippey believes a rebirth in manufacturing is under way in the United States.
A team of students from Homewood-Flossmoor High School took first place in the 2012 Illinois Economics State Challenge held April 18 in Chicago. Pictured, from left, are coach Dave Kush, Nick Thiros, Irving Rodriguez, Jordan Pounder and Eli Lichtenberg.
FLOSSMOOR | Four Homewood-Flossmoor High School students — Glenwood's Irving Rodriguez and Flossmoor's Jordan Pounder, Nick Thiros and Eli Lichtenberg — competed against 36 students from eight other schools at the 2012 Illinois Economics Challenge State Finals. The program of Econ Illinois w…
Indiana's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points to 8.2 percent in March, matching the national rate.
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