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The BBER is often contacted by various media for insight into economic activity in our city, region, state and sometimes the nation.  Our past research and reports are cited frequently.  You can access articles and information below. 

"The Bad News is Minnesota’s Economy Grew More Slowly Than the U.S. Last Year. That Might Also be the Good News." MinnPost, July 2018. 

"Regional Fed Chief Urges Firms to Raise Wages." BusinessNorth, April 2018. 

"Regional Economic Indicators Forum." Almanac North, March 30, 2018. 

"UMD Says Athletics Puts $26 Million in Regional Economy." Duluth News Tribune, November 2017. 

"Economic Expert's View: Northland's Economic Outlook as Uncertain as What Trump May do." Duluth News Tribune, December 2016. 

"Study Places UMD Economic Impact at More Than $500 Million." Duluth News Tribune, October 2015.