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Blog: As National Health Care Hiring Continues to Slide, Where Does Utah Stand?

By: Laura Summers Health care is one of the nation’s […]

July 9, 2019
Blog: Race/Ethnicity in the Wasatch Front Labor Force: An Equal Employment Opportunity Analysis

By: Emily Harris State and local governments are required to […]

July 2, 2019
Population Projections
Blog: Final 2018 Vintage Census Estimate Release and Gardner Institute Products

By: Mallory Bateman, Emily Harris, and Natalie Young While the […]

June 20, 2019
Blog: Utah’s Near Future: Short-term Population Projections

By: Mike Hollingshaus We are pleased to release our new […]

June 19, 2019
Blog: Conquering Carbon Dioxide

By: Thomas Holst Reducing greenhouse gas emissions has become a […]

June 7, 2019
Blog: Utah’s Economic Commonwealth

By: Natalie Gochnour Originally published in Utah Business Prominent Utah […]

May 30, 2019
Blog: New Population Estimates by County, Age, and Sex

By: Mike Hollingshaus We are excited to publish annual population […]

May 28, 2019
Blog: Getting to Know the New Ivory-Boyer Construction Database

By: DJ Benway On May 1st, the Kem C. Gardner […]

May 21, 2019
Blog: Recreation: Antidote to Rural Population and Job Loss?

By: Jennifer Leaver A recent Headwaters Economics (HWE) study found […]

April 25, 2019
Founding Sponsors
Blog: First ever Race/Ethnicity Projections for Utah Reveal that Utah will Continue to Diversify

By: Pamela Perlich Today we are publishing Utah’s first ever […]

April 24, 2019