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Meet the Regional Analysis group
Meet the economists, researchers, and analysts and learn about their areas of expertise.
Business Advisory Councils
Business Advisory Council members are recruited annually from firms that represent a cross-section of regional businesses and labor, community development, and consumer organizations to ensure that data collected on the regional economy represent the views of an array of stakeholders.
Industrial heartland

The industrial heartland is a geographic and economic region of the United States that comprises those parts of the Midwest and surrounding areas that have relied on manufacturing for a significant share of their economic well-being for most of the last century.