Illinois Flash Index

Description: The Flash Index is an early indicator of the Illinois economy‘s expected performance. It is a weighted average of Illinois growth rates in corporate earnings, consumer spending, and personal income. An index above 100 indicates expected economic growth; an index below 100 indicates the economy is contracting.

Source: Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois as reported in the Central Illinois Business Magazine, January 2007.

Illinois Flash Index Archive , Institue of Government & Public Affairs, University of Illinois.

Date Last Revisited: 04/20/2011