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Fact Sheet: Outdoor Recreation and Utah Business

Utah’s tech sector is the fastest growing industry in the […]

July 13, 2021
Retail Sales and the Pandemic: A Most Remarkable Year

This research brief examines 2020 retail trade sales in the […]

July 6, 2021
Ivory-Boyer Construction Report, First Quarter 2021

Construction activity continued its record-setting pace in an unconventional economic […]

June 28, 2021
Moving Past Net Migration: Demographic Characteristics of Utah’s Recent Migrants

Migration is becoming a more reliable component of Utah’s population […]

Back to Baseline: Utah’s Tourism Economy Rebounds Post-Pandemic

One year since the arrival of COVID in the U.S. […]

June 25, 2021
Fertility in Utah Fact Sheet: Recent Changes

Despite having the highest total fertility rate in the nation […]

June 11, 2021
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Utah Outdoor Partners Survey of Tech Sector Employees

The most important factor for Utah’s tech sector employees deciding […]

June 1, 2021
Diversity in Utah: Race, Ethnicity, and Sex Data Book

This report provides data and information to help state and […]

May 6, 2021
Diversity in Utah: Race, Ethnicity, and Sex Data Book (Analysis in Brief)

Utah ranks as the 34th most racially and ethnically diverse […]

Market Assessment: Air Quality / Changing Climate Solutions Laboratory

The redevelopment of the Utah State Prison property in Draper, […]

May 5, 2021