Is Indiana moving in the right direction?

Do we provide opportunities for good jobs – jobs that offer middle-class wages? It’s more urgent and important than ever to focus our efforts on strengthening Indiana’s economy and workforce and to move in the right direction. The Indiana GPS Project is a comprehensive statistical resource to help identify new paths to sustainable regional prosperity, for generations to come.

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Indiana Overview

From its agricultural and automotive roots to its 21st century strengths in advanced industries like life sciences, advanced manufacturing and engineering, these Indiana drivers are a critical component of not just the U.S. economy, but are contributors to the global marketplace. Low education attainment rates, market forces, technology disruption, COVID-19’s impact and other factors are currently challenging Indiana’s growth and productivity.

Indiana’s competitive advantage in advanced manufacturing has eroded

The state is producing too few “good jobs”

Share of workers by job type
Indiana, 2013-17

Other jobs

Good jobs (sub-BA)

Good jobs (BA+)

Number of jobs by job type
Indiana

2008-13

2013-17

Areas of focus with Indiana Project GPS

INDIANA’S ADVANCED INDUSTRIES

FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH TRENDS

WORKFORCE AND TALENT IMPLICATIONS

DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF INDIANA

COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LIFE SURVEY

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND INCLUSION FOR INDIANA’S OPPORTUNITY ZONES

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