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Experimental Age, Sex, Race and Ethnicity Projections for Every State for 2030, with Scenarios

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute produced new experimental population […]

June 22, 2022
Utah’s Economically Disadvantaged Students and Higher Education

Many economically disadvantaged Utahns never enroll in higher education. Those […]

June 9, 2022
The Unprecedented Federal Fiscal Policy Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impact on State Budgets

Massive fiscal stimulus supported the economy during the pandemic, but […]

May 31, 2022
Fact Sheet: U.S. Census Bureau Estimates for Cities and Housing Units, Vintage 2021

The Census Bureau’s most recent release on May 26, 2022, […]

May 26, 2022
2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Utah: Estimated Economic and Fiscal Impact

The proposed 2030 Olympic Winter Games in Utah would make […]

May 17, 2022
Economic Challenges and Opportunities in Utah’s Coal Country

The Gardner Institute’s 40-year population and employment planning projections illustrate […]

May 9, 2022
U.S. Census Bureau Estimates by County, Metropolitan, and Micropolitan Areas, 2021

Each year, the Census Bureau produces population estimates at varying […]

March 24, 2022
Ivory-Boyer Construction Report Fourth Quarter 2021

The continued record breaking pace of permitted construction activity reached […]

March 15, 2022
Utah Economic Impacts from Utah Retirement Systems 2021 Pension Payments

This report examines the economic impacts of Utah Retirement Systems […]

March 14, 2022
Utah Travel and Tourism County Profiles, 2020

Utah Travel and Tourism County Profiles for 2020 give a […]

March 11, 2022