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Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
Economic Club of Utah
Utah Economic Outlook
Utah Economic and Business Review

Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

 

Over the last three years the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah has participated in the HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant. This grant was awarded to Salt Lake County, Division of Community Resources and Development in 2011. The role of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research was to prepare a Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice for the Wasatch Front. Read the full report here

 

Economic Club of Utah

The David Eccles School of Business is pleased to initiate The Economic Club of Utah – a forum to share research, data and analysis important to the success of the Utah economy. Like the economic clubs of Chicago, New York and Washington D.C., The Economic Club of Utah will bring together leading economists and business leaders and cultivate the next generation of economic and civic leadership. The Economic Club of Utah will be statewide and replace and expand what was previously known as the Wasatch Front Economic Forum.

Utah Economic Outlook

The primary goal of the report is to improve the reader’s understanding of the Utah economy. With improved economic literacy, decision makers in the public and private sectors will be able to plan, budget, and make policy decisions with an awareness of how their actions are both influenced by and impact economic activity. Read the report here

Utah Economic and Business Review

 

The Utah Economic and Business Review is published four times per year. Each issue features one or more articles dealing with contemporary trends and developments relating to the Utah economy. The Utah Economic and Business Review is mailed free to subscribers in the United States; outside the U.S. contact BEBR for subscription information.

BEBR News

Survey says: Utahns love playing outside

It doesn’t take a three-day weekend to get Utahns into the great outdoors.

With many hitting the state’s mountain trails and reservoirs over the July 4 weekend, and Pioneer Day offering another reason to vacation just a couple weeks away, a new survey shows that the majority of Utah citizens participate in outdoor recreation at least once a week, and nearly 90 percent of them say outdoor recreation is very important to them.

Latest Utah Business Sentiment Survey tackles Utahns' attitudes on immigration

Results from a recent statewide poll reveal that over 80 percent of Utahns believe legal immigration has a positive effect on Utah’s economy, and more than three-quarters of Utahns support increasing opportunities for legal immigration. Utahns are reversed on the principle of illegal immigration though, with 63 percent believing it has a negative effect on the state’s economy.