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1402, 2024

Economic data confirm higher education confers substantial individual and societal benefits

February 14th, 2024|

February 14, 2024 (Salt Lake City) — Utahns who secure higher education degrees earn more income, secure greater employment opportunities, achieve greater upward mobility, participate less in public assistance programs, and garner a variety of other positive benefits. These and other benefits are documented in a new policy brief released by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. […]

1202, 2024

Utah Consumer Sentiment Rose in January

February 12th, 2024|

February 12, 2024 (Salt Lake City) – Utah’s consumer sentiment rose 2.0% in January (from 79.8 in December to 81.3), according to the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute’s Survey of Utah Consumer Sentiment. A similar survey by the University of Michigan found that sentiment rose 13.3% among Americans as a whole during the same time (from 69.7 to 79.0). […]

902, 2024