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Census Shows Growth Rate of Two Alabama Rural Counties Exceeds National Average
Alabama’s fastest growing counties have traditionally been in the state’s metropolitan areas, but a couple of counties usually considered “rural,”
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Urban Area Criteria for Census 2000
The Census Bureau classifies urban and rural population and delineates urbanized areas after each decennial census. This process began with
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Census Bureau Releases Population Estimates for Alabama’s Cities and Towns
The U.S. Census Bureau has released new population estimates for Alabama’s cities and towns that give the state its first
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Every County in State Has Some Rural Population
Is Alabama a rural state or an urban state? The answer may surprise you. The Census Bureau recently provided some
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Tax Package Macroeconomic Impact
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Tax Package Effect on Alabama Citizens 50+
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Effects of Sales and Cigarette Taxes on Households
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Latest Census Numbers Show County Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin
The U.S. Census Bureau today issued its first county population estimates by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin since Census
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Alabama’s Population Tops 4.5 Million in 2003, According to Census Bureau
Alabama’s population grew by 21,856 people between 2002 and 2003, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s most recent population estimates.
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Alabama Metropolitan Areas: Working Toward a Strong 2004
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Census Bureau Boundary and Annexation Survey
Cities and towns frequently change their boundaries by annexation and sometimes by deannexation. These new boundaries will usually change the
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UA’s State Data Center Looks at the Latest Census Estimated Breakdown for the State
The U.S. Census Bureau has just released its estimated breakdown of Alabama’s population and some interesting numbers have emerged, says
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Guidance on Uses of Statistical Area Definitions
All Agencies Should Use the Most Recent Definitions. All agencies that conduct statistical activities to collect and publish data for Metropolitan,
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Data Shows Only Two-Thirds of State’s Children Live in Traditional Married-Couple Households
See accompanying chart. Only about two-thirds of the children in Alabama under age 18 live in the traditional married-couple household, according
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Pine Apple Grows Fastest, Huntsville Posts Largest Population Gains in Census Bureau Estimates
The U.S. Census Bureau has released new population estimates for Alabama’s cities and towns that give the state its most
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UA’s Data Center Sheds Light on Those Eschewing 9 to 5 Jobs in Favor of Stay-at-Home Work
A national newspaper recently published an article about a woman who quit work to stay at home after her daughter
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UA’s State Data Center Indicates There’s a Pickup for Every Five Folks, an SUV for Every 10
A court in Maryland recently ruled that a homeowners association’s ban on parking pick-up trucks in their community was unenforceable.
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Census Shows One County in Alabama Without Double-Digit Poverty; State’s Poverty Grows
Shelby County, Alabama’s fastest growing county, can now add another superlative to its bragging list: In the poverty estimates released
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One-Third of State’s Counties See Population Growth, According to Census Estimates
Just more than one-third of Alabama’s counties have experienced population growth since 2000, according to the latest estimates released by
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U.S. and Global Iron and Steel Industries
Iron and Steel Industry Overview The iron and steel industry is defined to include iron and steel mills; electrometallurgical ferroalloy
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A Look into Alabama’s Iron and Steel Industry
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Avoid Fear During The Economic Downturn
AVOID FEAR DURING THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN February 16, 2009 Samuel N. Addy, Ph.D., Center for Business and Economic Research Culverhouse
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Recession Challenged Alabama’s Automotive Industry
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Impact of 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) on Alabama
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BP Oil Spill Preliminary Macroeconomic Impacts on Alabama
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Some Implications of an Alabama Telecommunications Industry Tax Reform
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Alabama’s Changing Population, 2000 to 2025
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Alabama Retail Sales in 2001
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Birmingham and Mobile- Sharing Common and Complementary Economic Interests
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Alabama in 2000 – How have we changed?
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Age Makes a Difference
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Underemployment in Alabama
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A Good First Step for Alabama Tax Reform- More Steps Needed
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A career marked by singular events- Ferguson recalls his 30 years at UA
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Alabama Metro Areas- Driving the State in 2005
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Alabama Population Trends
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Alabama Metro Areas- Keeping the Momentum Going in 2006
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Census Shows One County in Alabama Without Double-Digit Poverty; State’s Poverty Grows
Census Shows One County in Alabama Without Double-Digit Poverty; State’s Poverty Grows
Census Shows One County in Alabama Without Double-Digit Poverty; State’s Poverty Grows Shelby County, Alabama’s fastest growing county, can now
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Alabama and CBER- 75 Years of Change
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Redefining Alabama’s Rural Landscape- The New Micropolitan Areas
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The Source You Know… 75 Years of Research and Service
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Educational Attainment in Alabama
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Alabama Metropolitan Areas- Brighter Days Ahead
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Commuting Patterns In and Out of Alabama
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Moving into Alabama
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Economic Well-Being of Alabamians, 2000 to 2004
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Alabama Migration Patterns, 1995-2000
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Alabama Tax Reform- A Little Progressiveness and Some Revenue Too
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Alabama Metro Areas- Looking Back at 2004 and Redefining
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A Profile of Older Alabamians
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Alabama Retail Sales, 1998-1999
Alabama Retail Sales, 1998-1999
Alabama Retail Sales, 1998-1999 Alabama retailers rang up taxable sales totaling $4.0 billion in December 1999, a 4.9 percent increase
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A Look at Medium-Size Alabama City Budgets
A Look at Medium-Size Alabama City Budgets
A Look at Medium-Size Alabama City Budgets With the current economic expansion providing national and state budget surpluses, how are
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Census of Retail Trade:  Comparative 1992 and 1997 Alabama Retail Trade
Census of Retail Trade:  Comparative 1992 and 1997 Alabama Retail Trade
Census of Retail Trade: Comparative 1992 and 1997 Alabama Retail Trade Comparing SIC-based results of the 1992 and the 1997
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Alabama Shows Dramatic Improvement in Education Attainment; State Remains Below National Average
Alabama Shows Dramatic Improvement in Education Attainment; State Remains Below National Average
Alabama Shows Dramatic Improvement in Education Attainment; State Remains Below National Average Estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau show
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Hoover Leads Alabama Cities’ Population Gain; Birmingham, Gadsden Post Losses
Hoover Leads Alabama Cities’ Population Gain; Birmingham, Gadsden Post Losses
Hoover Leads Alabama Cities’ Population Gain; Birmingham, Gadsden Post Losses The city of Hoover gained more new residents than any
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Alabama Exports Up
Alabama Exports Up
Alabama Exports Up First Quarter 2000 During the first quarter of 2000, Alabama exports rose nearly 13.5 percent over the
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Where Are the Jobs for Young People?
Where Are the Jobs for Young People?
Where Are the Jobs for Young People?Summer is over. Students are back in school. Vacations are fading memories. Teen-agers’ participation
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Alabama is our business Marking 70 years of research and service . . .
Alabama is our business Marking 70 years of research and service . . .
Alabama is our business Marking 70 years of research and service . . . The Center for Business and Economic
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Census Bureau Releases Poverty Rate Estimates for State; Shelby is Most Affluent, Black Belt Counties Poorest
Census Bureau Releases Poverty Rate Estimates for State; Shelby is Most Affluent, Black Belt Counties Poorest
Census Bureau Releases Poverty Rate Estimates for State; Shelby is Most Affluent, Black Belt Counties Poorest It is likely to
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OMB’s Standards for Defining Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas
OMB’s Standards for Defining Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas
OMB’s Standards for Defining Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas Summary of the Notice in the Federal Register, December 27, 2000 The
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Alabama Socioeconomic Briefs
Alabama Socioeconomic Briefs
Alabama Socioeconomic Briefs Census 2000 Population Reapportionment numbers released in late December 2000 gave us a first look at Alabama’s
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Alabamians’ Preferences for State Budget Allocations:  1980 and 2000
Alabamians’ Preferences for State Budget Allocations:  1980 and 2000
Alabamians’ Preferences for State Budget Allocations:  1980 and 2000 Alabamians’ highest priority for the use of state tax dollars is providing
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Census Figures Show Population Growth Centered in State's Suburban Areas . . .
Census Figures Show Population Growth Centered in State’s Suburban Areas . . .
Census Figures Show Population Growth Centered in State’s Suburban Areas . . . Shelby County continues to lead the state’s
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African American-Owned Business in Alabama  Generate $1 Billion in Revenues
African American-Owned Business in Alabama  Generate $1 Billion in Revenues
African American-Owned Business in Alabama Generate $1 Billion in Revenues African American-owned businesses in Alabama generated an estimated $1 billion
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Alabama’s Population at the Dawn of the 21st Century: The Product of a Century of Change
Alabama’s Population at the Dawn of the 21st Century: The Product of a Century of Change
Alabama’s Population at the Dawn of the 21st Century: The Product of a Century of Change With a population of
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NEW CENSUS NUMBERS PAINT COMPLICATED AND CHANGING PICTURE OF STATE'S FAMILIES
NEW CENSUS NUMBERS PAINT COMPLICATED AND CHANGING PICTURE OF STATE’S FAMILIES
NEW CENSUS NUMBERS PAINT COMPLICATED AND CHANGING PICTURE OF STATE’S FAMILIES The latest release of data by the U.S. Census
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HAS THE SLUGGISH ECONOMY REACHED THE HOUSING MARKET?
HAS THE SLUGGISH ECONOMY REACHED THE HOUSING MARKET?
HAS THE SLUGGISH ECONOMY REACHED THE HOUSING MARKET? The Alabama housing market took a hit in April, according to statistics
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State's Hispanics Probably Undercounted in Census The recently released 2000 Census figures showed that 75,830 people in Alabama marked on their census forms that they are Hispanic. But that number is widely regarded as being too low, according to Annette Watters, manager of the Alabama State Data Center at the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama. Watters said there could be several reasons for the low figure.
State’s Hispanics Probably Undercounted in Census The recently released 2000 Census figures showed that 75,830 people in Alabama marked on
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State Shows Increase in Overall Housing Units, Second Homes, and Black Homeowners
State Shows Increase in Overall Housing Units, Second Homes, and Black Homeowners
State Shows Increase in Overall Housing Units, Second Homes, and Black Homeowners During the last decade, Alabama’s population increased 10.1
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Alabama’s Income: Past and Present
Alabama’s Income: Past and Present
Alabama’s Income: Past and Present Total Personal Growth Slow in 2000Alabama’s total personal income grew just 4.0 percent between 1999
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Diversity in Alabama
Diversity in Alabama
Diversity in Alabama Since we began getting results of Census 2000, newspapers and television have been telling us about the
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Education, Job Training Remedies for State's High Child Poverty Ranking
Education, Job Training Remedies for State’s High Child Poverty Ranking
Education, Job Training Remedies for State’s High Child Poverty Ranking Revised estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau rank Alabama 7th in
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Housing Markets Continue to Confound
Housing Markets Continue to Confound
Housing Markets Continue to Confound The housing markets in both Alabama and the U.S. continue to confound analysts, offering mixed
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One-fourth of State's Children Live in Poverty,  Black Belt Counties Fare the Worst, Shelby Best
One-fourth of State’s Children Live in Poverty,  Black Belt Counties Fare the Worst, Shelby Best
One-fourth of State’s Children Live in Poverty, Black Belt Counties Fare the Worst, Shelby Best It promises to be a
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Rural Alabama
Rural Alabama
Rural Alabama If Alabamians think rural life consists of a simple existence in a pastoral setting near a small town,
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Alabama’s Census 2000 Urbanized Areas
Alabama’s Census 2000 Urbanized Areas
Alabama’s Census 2000 Urbanized Areas   The Census Bureau has new definitions of Urbanized Areas (UAs) based on Census 2000
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Women Own More Than Third of Businesses in State
Women Own More Than Third of Businesses in State
Women Own More Than Third of Businesses in State Women own more than 71,000 businesses in Alabama, which is more
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Alabama's Population Shows Strongest Growth in the Suburbs
Alabama’s Population Shows Strongest Growth in the Suburbs
Alabama’s Population Shows Strongest Growth in the Suburbs In the first half of the 1990s, Alabama’s population grew 5.3 percent,
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Changes in Retailing in Alabama and Alabama MSAs, 1987-92
Changes in Retailing in Alabama and Alabama MSAs, 1987-92
Changes in Retailing in Alabama and Alabama MSAs, 1987-92 With sales and employees up and the number of stores down,
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Dimensions of Alabama's Black Population
Dimensions of Alabama’s Black Population
Dimensions of Alabama’s Black Population POPULATION Most (55 percent) African Americans live in the South. Seventeen percent live in the
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Alabama Retail Sales Post Strong Gains
Alabama Retail Sales Post Strong Gains
Alabama Retail Sales Post Strong Gains Total unadjusted sales for all retail stores in Alabama were an estimated $2.89 billion
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Alabama's Housing Units and Households Increase
Alabama’s Housing Units and Households Increase
Alabama’s Housing Units and Households Increase Alabama had an estimated 1,783,000 housing units on July 1, 1995, up from 1,670,000
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Alabama Population Gains Steady Through 2025
Alabama Population Gains Steady Through 2025
Alabama Population Gains Steady Through 2025 Alabama will see the 17th largest net gain in population over the next three
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Revised Alabama Per Capita Income Growth in 1995
Revised Alabama Per Capita Income Growth in 1995
Revised Alabama Per Capita Income Growth in 1995 Alabama’s per capita income rose a moderate 5.1 percent in 1995, slightly
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An Alabama Lottery: What Could We Expect?
An Alabama Lottery: What Could We Expect?
An Alabama Lottery: What Could We Expect? Could Alabama support a state lottery, and how much would it add to
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Want to Earn A Million Dollars? Go to College !
Want to Earn A Million Dollars? Go to College !
Want to Earn A Million Dollars? Go to College ! The popularity of state lotteries, sweepstakes, and casinos attests that
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What Does It Mean To Be
What Does It Mean To Be “Middle Class”?
What Does It Mean To Be “Middle Class”? When asking Americans how they would describe their families’ wealth and social
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Average Annual Pay
Average Annual Pay
Average Annual Pay Average annual pay is one way of gauging economic differences among areas of the country and within
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Total Federal Expenditures Rise Slightly in Alabama in FY 1996
Total Federal Expenditures Rise Slightly in Alabama in FY 1996
Total Federal Expenditures Rise Slightly in Alabama in FY 1996 In fiscal year 1996, the federal government spent $23.409 billion
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The Many Faces of Tomorrow's Employees
The Many Faces of Tomorrow’s Employees
The Many Faces of Tomorrow’s Employees Three keys to economic growth are increases in capital investment, a growing labor force,
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How do People Spend Their Money?
How do People Spend Their Money?
How do People Spend Their Money? Spending patterns vary by age, region of the county, the size of the household,
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Consumer Bankruptcy on the Rise: Some Possible Explanations
Consumer Bankruptcy on the Rise: Some Possible Explanations
Consumer Bankruptcy on the Rise: Some Possible Explanations As bankruptcy filings across the country exceeded the million last year, Alabama’s
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Co-op Programs in Higher Education
Co-op Programs in Higher Education
A Partial Solution to Alabama’s Labor Shortage: Co-op Programs in Higher Education An old idea, integrating work experience into the
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Census Figures Show Madison Fastest-Growing City In State; Hoover, Huntsville Data Reflect Corrections
Census Figures Show Madison Fastest-Growing City In State; Hoover, Huntsville Data Reflect Corrections
Census Figures Show Madison Fastest-Growing City In State; Hoover, Huntsville Data Reflect Corrections The town of Madison was the fastest-growing
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The Magical Multiplier: Fact and Fiction
The Magical Multiplier: Fact and Fiction
The Magical Multiplier: Fact and Fiction Since John Maynard Keynes popularized the concept, the “multiplier” has received a lot of
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The Effects of a Declining Birth Rate on the Labor Force
The Effects of a Declining Birth Rate on the Labor Force
The Effects of a Declining Birth Rate on the Labor Force In 1975 Alabama’s total live birth rate was at
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Alabama's Population Shows Moderate Gain in 1997
Alabama’s Population Shows Moderate Gain in 1997
Alabama’s Population Shows Moderate Gain in 1997 Alabama added 31,976 new residents between July 1, 1996 and July 1, 1997,
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Census Bureau Definitions for Population Estimates
Census Bureau Definitions for Population Estimates
Census Bureau Definitions for Population Estimates Population estimates incorporate revisions of estimates from previous years and the results of special censuses
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The Alabama Economy: 1998
The Alabama Economy: 1998
The Alabama Economy: 1998 Some Background From 1993 to 1996, Alabama created approximately 150,000 nonagricultural jobs. This translates to 37,460
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Disabilities in Alabama on the Rise
Disabilities in Alabama on the Rise
Disabilities in Alabama on the Rise More than one in 10 Alabamians between the ages of 16 and 64 have
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Alabama, Exports, and Prosperity
Alabama, Exports, and Prosperity
Alabama, Exports, and Prosperity Of all the goods produced in Alabama, not many have been exported over the decades. Now
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New Census Data Tracks State Population Increase
New Census Data Tracks State Population Increase
New Census Data Tracks State Population Increase The state of Alabama has seen a 6.9 percent population increase since the
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Women Gaining Ground in Business, Education
Women Gaining Ground in Business, Education
Women Gaining Ground in Business, Education Businesses owned by women now make up 34 percent of all Alabama firms, generating
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Gone Fishing
Gone Fishing
Gone Fishing Hunting and fishing are part of the culture of Alabama and they also have a sizeable impact on
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Learning for Life - Learning for a Living
Learning for Life – Learning for a Living
Are College Degrees in Line with Occupational Projections? Learning for Life – Learning for a Living Colleges provide their students
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The Alabama Economy: A Revised 1998 Forecast
The Alabama Economy: A Revised 1998 Forecast
The Alabama Economy: A Revised 1998 Forecast The current economic expansion that began in March of 1991 will be entering
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What Does the Euro Mean for Alabama Business?
What Does the Euro Mean for Alabama Business?
What Does the Euro Mean for Alabama Business? In 1999 Alabama businesses with a global reach will be faced with
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Alabama's Tax Burden
Alabama’s Tax Burden
Alabama’s Tax Burden State Tax Revenues Tax collections per resident by the State of Alabama were among the lowest in
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Good Education for Good Jobs
Good Education for Good Jobs
Good Education for Good Jobs Educational attainment is one of the most important influences on economic well-being. More education tends
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Alabama Shows Dramatic Improvement in Education Attainment; State Remains Below National Average But Is Catching Up
Alabama Shows Dramatic Improvement in Education Attainment; State Remains Below National Average But Is Catching Up
Alabama Shows Dramatic Improvement in Education Attainment; State Remains Below National Average But Is Catching Up Estimates released today by
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Alabama Shows Improvement in Black Education; Two Counties National Leaders in Percent of Black Citizens
Alabama Shows Improvement in Black Education; Two Counties National Leaders in Percent of Black Citizens
Alabama Shows Improvement in Black Education; Two Counties National Leaders in Percent of Black Citizens Estimates released by the U.S.
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Alabama's Hispanic Population Continues to Increase
Alabama’s Hispanic Population Continues to Increase
Alabama’s Hispanic Population Continues to Increase Alabama was home to 39,304 persons of Hispanic origin as of July 1, 1997,
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Alabama Per Capita Income Grows 4.2 Percent in 1997
Alabama Per Capita Income Grows 4.2 Percent in 1997
Alabama Per Capita Income Grows 4.2 Percent in 1997 Alabama’s per capita income rose a moderate 4.2 percent in 1997,
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Alabama Nets Residents from Migration
Alabama Nets Residents from Migration
Alabama Nets Residents from Migration Alabama netted 10,423 new residents from interstate and international migration between 1996 and 1997, the
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Alabama's Population Gain Moderate in 1998
Alabama’s Population Gain Moderate in 1998
Alabama’s Population Gain Moderate in 1998 Alabama added 29,886 new residents between July 1, 1997 and July 1, 1998, according
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A Revised Economic Forecast for 1999
A Revised Economic Forecast for 1999
A Revised Economic Forecast for 1999 OverviewNational economic conditions are showing no signs of a slowdown. In five more months,
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Population Gains Strongest in Alabama’s Metro Areas
Population Gains Strongest in Alabama’s Metro Areas
Population Gains Strongest in Alabama’s Metro Areas Three Alabama metropolitan areas are identified in the list of the nation’s fastest
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Median Family Income for FY99
Median Family Income for FY99
Median Family Income for FY99 The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released estimates of median family income
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School District Poverty Data
School District Poverty Data
School District Poverty Data The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1994 directed the Department of Education to consider distributing
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Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates
Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates
Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates At the direction of the Congress, the Census Bureau initiated a program to provide
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Population Estimates Methodology
Population Estimates Methodology
Population Estimates Methodology The annual population estimates are the computed number of persons living in an area as of July
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Sixty-Five in Alabama
Sixty-Five in Alabama
Sixty-Five in Alabama During the 20th century, the number of persons in the United States aged 65 or older jumped
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Who Pays for Cutting Smog-Causing Emissions?
Who Pays for Cutting Smog-Causing Emissions?
Who Pays for Cutting Smog-Causing Emissions? On September 24, 1998 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ordered 22 states east of
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Alabama Retail Sales Show Strong Increase in 1998
Alabama Retail Sales Show Strong Increase in 1998
Alabama Retail Sales Show Strong Increase in 1998 Alabama merchants rang up $37.8 billion in taxable retail sales during 1998,
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Alabama Gains Residents from Migration in 1997-98
Alabama Gains Residents from Migration in 1997-98
Alabama Gains Residents from Migration in 1997-98 Alabama continued to gain new residents from interstate and international migration between 1997
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Alabama’s Median Age Climbs between 1990 and 1998
Alabama’s Median Age Climbs between 1990 and 1998
Alabama’s Median Age Climbs between 1990 and 1998 The median age of Alabama’s population rose to 35.5 years in 1998,
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How Do Southerners Spend Their Money?
How Do Southerners Spend Their Money?
How Do Southerners Spend Their Money? The three biggest items on which Southerners spend their money are, in order, housing,
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Jefferson County Has Most Dynamic Population, UA Data Center Reports
Jefferson County Has Most Dynamic Population, UA Data Center Reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY HAS MOST DYNAMIC POPULATION, UA DATA CENTER REPORTS The population of Jefferson County is the most dynamic of
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Consumer Spending and Consumer Debt
Consumer Spending and Consumer Debt
Consumer Spending and Consumer Debt The United States’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the total value of all goods and services
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Employment in Alabama’s Rural Counties and Retail Sales in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas
Employment in Alabama’s Rural Counties and Retail Sales in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas
Employment in Alabama’s Rural Counties From July 1998 to July of 1999 Alabama’s manufacturing firms lost 9,300 jobs. Sixty percent
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Public Education: A Crisis in Confidence?
Public Education: A Crisis in Confidence?
Public Education: A Crisis in Confidence? In 1970, Alabama per capita income was $2,964 compared to $4,077 for the United
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State Poverty Estimates for 1996 Released
State Poverty Estimates for 1996 Released
State Poverty Estimates for 1996 Released Estimates recently released by the Census Bureau put the number of Alabamians in poverty
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Alabama’s Changing Economy through the Twentieth Century
Alabama’s Changing Economy through the Twentieth Century
Alabama’s Changing Economy through the Twentieth Century Editor’s Note: This issue of Alabama Business and Economic Indicators ends this publication’s
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Alabama’s Housing Units and Households Increase in 1998
Alabama’s Housing Units and Households Increase in 1998
Alabama’s Housing Units and Households Increase in 1998 Alabama had an estimated 1,866,000 housing units on July 1, 1998, up
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Alabama’s Population Gain Slows in 1999
Alabama’s Population Gain Slows in 1999
Alabama’s Population Gain Slows in 1999 Alabama added 18,825 new residents between July 1, 1998 and July 1, 1999, according
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Retailing in Alabama, 1997
Retailing in Alabama, 1997
Retailing in Alabama, 1997 Alabama counted 231,665 workers employed in 20,163 retail establishments in 1997, according to the 1997 Economic Census:
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Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas: Driving the State’s Economy
Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas: Driving the State’s Economy
Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas: Driving the State’s Economy The economic strengths of Alabama’s eleven metropolitan areas (MSAs) combined to drive the
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U.S. Population Will Look Different in 2050
U.S. Population Will Look Different in 2050
U.S. Population Will Look Different in 2050 Recent population projections from the Census Bureau see the U.S. population growing from
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The New Economy: What is it and is Alabama ready?
The New Economy: What is it and is Alabama ready?
The New Economy: What is it and is Alabama ready? Alabama is a participant in the “New Economy” of the
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Looking at Occupations in the Coming Decade
Looking at Occupations in the Coming Decade
Looking at Occupations in the Coming Decade Health-related occupations dominate the list of the fastest growing jobs for the coming
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The University of Alabama 2009-2010 Economic Impacts
The University of Alabama 2009-2010 Economic Impacts
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The University of Alabama 2014-2015 Economic Impacts
The University of Alabama 2014-2015 Economic Impacts
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UA Impacts 2013-2014
The University of Alabama 2013-2014 Economic Impacts
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UA Impacts 2015-2016
The University of Alabama 2015-2016 Economic Impacts
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UA Impacts 2016-2017
The University of Alabama 2016-2017 Economic Impacts
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Exports: A Key Factor in Alabama’s Economy
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The Great Recession: 18-Months Before, During, and After
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April 27, 2011: A Day that Changed Alabama
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A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the New Alabama Immigration Law
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Alabama Job Growth Picking Up, Economic Forecast from UA’s CBER Improves
Recent numbers indicate that Alabama job growth may finally be picking up from the slow pace seen since the last
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Alabama Job Growth Continues, Economic Forecast from UA’s CBER Updated
Recent numbers indicate that Alabama job growth continues its slow but solid pace.  The state added 24,500 jobs between October
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Business Executives Rank Balanced State Budget and Education the Top Issues Facing Alabama
Business executives in Alabama believe education and workforce training is the top issue currently facing the state. Education and workforce
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Business Confidence Remains High Moving into Third Quarter
Business confidence registered at 61.6 in the third quarter 2017 Alabama Business Confidence Index TM (ABCI) survey conducted by the Center for
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BP Oil Spill Preliminary Macroeconomic Impacts on Alabama
Samuel Addy, Ph.D. and Ahmad Ijaz Center for Business and Economic Research Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration The
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Celebrating Alabama Veterans by the Numbers
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — In honor of Veteran’s Day, UA’s Center for Business and Economic Research  compiled some interesting statistics about
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Business Executives Reported Education and Workforce Training Remains the Top Issue in Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama business executives believe education and workforce training remains the top issue currently facing the state. Business
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