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Job Earnings Index – A New Metric by PCRD

The Purdue Center for Regional Development has created an index to monitor earnings across an array of jobs throughout Indiana. The Job Earnings Index (JEI) will be used to see how earnings for different occupations have changed since 2005. JEI…

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PCRD Charts New Five-Year Course

It is hard to believe I became director of the Center more than two years ago in June of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic was ongoing. While those were challenging times, I believe the pandemic also brought new opportunities. For…

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Social Snapshot – August ’22

The State of the Digital Divide in the United States The COVID-19 pandemic shed a bright light on an issue that has been around for decades: the digital divide. As parents, children, and workers scrambled to learn, socialize, and work…

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storytelling with data
Can You Tell Me a Story? Storytelling With Data

Written by Roberto Gallardo. Today, data is everywhere. Public datasets are available through multiple sources and covering topics such as health, economic, industrial, demographic, and talent. Internal performance data is available to the organization’s gathering it. Program or project outputs…

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ROZI Showcase

Written by Melinda Grismer and Julie Rigrish. Did you know that OZ is more than just a wonderful wizard? In fact, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 allowed governors to nominate certain census tracts as Opportunity Zones. So,…

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