Organized in 1921 as the Bureau of Business Research, in 1941 its name was changed to the Bureau of Economic and Business Research. It conducts general studies of business and economic problems.1 It publishes its findings in the monthly Illinois Business Review2 and the Quarterly Review of Economics and Business.
1. University of Illinois, Annual Register 1923-24, p. 117, 418. Board of Trustees Transactions, 41st Report, August 5, 1941, p. 494.
2. University of Illinois, Annual Register 1944-1945, p. 446.
Description: Illinois Economic Update, including monthly Forecasts containing narrative introduction and tabular summary of employment, weekly hours, hourly earnings, Gross State Product, personal income, and retail sales based upon an Illinois Econometric Model developed in 1990.