Economic Forecasts

Forecasts from the Center for Econometric Model Research

The Center for Econometric Model Research at Indiana University produces U.S. forecasts each month. Indiana, metro area and long-range forecasts are produced on a quarterly basis. The current forecast summaries are available below.

State Leading Indexes

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia produces leading indexes for each of the 50 states each month, which predicts the six-month growth rate of the state's coincident index.

Business Outlook Panel

Each fall since 1972, a group of IU faculty gathers at the Kelley School of Business to consider the economic outlook for the coming year. They then present their national, state and local forecasts in various Indiana cities each year.

Learn more about the Business Outlook Panel tour »


Each winter, the Indiana Business Review looks ahead to the coming year and provides forecasts for the world, United States, Indiana and each of the state's metro areas.

View the Outlook 2015 online