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2019 Economic Report to the Governor

The Economic Report to the Governor has been the preeminent […]

January 17, 2019
Staying Ahead of the Curve: Utah’s Future Health Care Needs

Utah is known as a low-cost, healthy state, but the […]

January 15, 2019
December 2018 Economic Summary

The Utah economy exceeded expectations in 2018, adding a total […]

January 3, 2019
Blog: Utah Remains Third Fastest Growing State

By: Pam Perlich, Ph.D. Population estimates released today by the […]

December 19, 2018
Blog: Utah’s Aging Population Presents Opportunities and Challenges

By: Mike Hollingshaus Utah’s population is getting older—the percentage of […]

December 13, 2018
The Economic Contributions of Utah’s Ski Industry

Utah is home to 14 ski resorts, including the nation’s […]

December 12, 2018
Blog: Migration

By: Emily Harris When I look around at my coworkers […]

December 11, 2018
November 2018 Economic Summary

The Utah economy remains healthy. Every major industrial sector expanded […]

December 4, 2018
Ivory-Boyer Third Quarter Construction Report 2018

Utah’s construction activity remains strong through September 2018. The year-to-date […]