NWI Index: August 2017 Release

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2017-08
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School of Business and Economics, Indiana University Northwest
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The Northwest Indiana Coincident Index rose by 0.2 points in August to 145.1, an increase of 0.1%. Leading the components in growth was steel production which grew by 40,000 net tons (2.0%) to 2.059 million, up 9.6% year-to-date. Northwest Indiana lost approximately 100 jobs this month whereas retail sales fell slightly by less than 0.1%. Average weekly hours worked in manufacturing held steady at 42.0, up 0.2 from one year ago.
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Coincident Index, Northwest Indiana Economy, Gary, Indiana, Lake County, Indiana, Porter County, Indiana
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School of Business and Economics, Indiana University Northwest (YYYY). Northwest Indiana Coincident Index: MMM YYYY Release
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Technical Report