Creighton University

Economy, Regional, PMI, Sentiment


Indicator Reports

Mid-American Economy Index - On the first business day of every month, the Survey on Economic Conditions for Business in the Mid-American States is released by Creighton University.Indices are reported for the overall economy, new orders, production, inventories, employment, delivery lead time, prices and confidence. The overall PMI is a composite index based on new orders, production, inventories, employment, and delivery lead time. (Monthly)

Mainstreet Economy Index - Each month, community bank presidents and CEOs in nonurban, agriculturally and energy-dependent portions of the 10-state area are surveyed regarding current economic conditions in their communities and their projected economic outlooks six months down the road. Bankers from Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are included. This survey represents an early snapshot of the economy of rural, agriculturally and energy-dependent portions of the nation. The Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) is a unique index covering 10 regional states, focusing on approximately 200 rural communities with an average population of 1,300. It gives the most current real-time analysis of the rural economy. (Monthly)

Other Reports

Economic Trends Newsletter - Economic Trends is a monthly economics newsletter containing up-to-date results of Creighton University's surveys of Mid-American supply managers and procurement experts and Rural Mainstreet bank CEOs as well as observations on current issues affecting the midwest and national economies. (Monthly)

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