Timely Economic Research
Students work on fiscal policy and economic development projects in Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research. They assist director Michael Hicks and his staff with a variety of research, graphic design, and web development duties. The center conducts timely research, analysis, and forecasting on topics such as public finance, regional economics, manufacturing, transportation, and energy sector studies. Its work has appeared in national and international media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio.