Economic Forecasts

Leading Index for Indiana


The Leading Index for Indiana (LII), developed by the Indiana Business Research Center, reflects the unique structure of the Indiana economy, in contrast to other leading indexes that are national in scope. Updated monthly, the LII enables Hoosiers to better understand market conditions in the state.

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.

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