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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Assembly would significantly reduce the value of benefits even for claimants with a relatively small pension and a high discount rate A Time to Act on the State Universities Retirement System IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR THE PAPER SIX SIMPLE STEPS REFORMING THE STATE UNIVERSITIES RETIREMENT SYSTEM REFERENCED IN AN EMAIL FROM PRESIDENT EASTER ON TUESDAY APRIL 9 2013 CLICK HERE Pension experts propose new reforms for SURS What do voters need to know about redistricting Christopher Z Mooney View a video with the author below On November 6 odds are you may face a slate of unfamiliar congressional and state legislative candidates Even if you are politically savvy the names on the ballot may be new to you A Tale of Two Healthcare Plans Why This Election Matters By Nicole Kazee The outcome of the 2012 presidential election will have major implications for the future of healthcare This year s candidates have laid out extraordinarily different policy visions How can you know which party best represents your views While the healthcare policy options are complicated the principles behind them are actually quite simple Is it fair to tax income from capital gains at such a low rate By David Merriman Chicago s financial industry is a key player in the city state and national economies Financial experts are responsible for managing huge sums of money for institutions and governments To some financiers are heroes who take enormous risks to create jobs and improve society To others they represent exploitation and the excesses of wealth How do the candidates platforms on poverty compare By Elizabeth Powers IGPA s Brian Gaines on celebrities and politics How can Illinois improve its budget situation By Richard Dye Fixing Illinois budget crisis begins with understanding just how much money comes in and how much

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    on the challenges of 26 states to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act This decision is widely viewed as one of the most important in history next to Bush v Gore and Brown v the Board of Education New in the Pensions section Analysis of Quinn Proposal IGPA s Fiscal Futures Project has completed an analysis of the proposals for reforming the public pension system in Illinois that have been put forth by Gov Pat Quinn The new analysis is now part of our Pensions page May 20 2012 IGPA experts on Governor Quinn s pension plan Missing an opportunity for comprehensive reform Updated Illinois leaders are contemplating big changes to the state s public pension policy There is an urgent need for reform In the past the state has neglected to make required annual contributions to Illinois pension fund which has resulted in a lack of money to cover the long term costs of future retirement benefits for public employees This neglect has had serious consequences IGPA experts on Governor Quinn s pension plan Missing an opportunity for comprehensive reform Illinois leaders are contemplating big changes to the state s public pension policy There is an urgent need for reform In the past the state has neglected to make required annual contributions to Illinois pension fund which has resulted in a lack of money to cover the long term costs of future retirement benefits for public employees This neglect has had serious consequences Illinois Economic Review shows three month moving average of jobs is up by 4 100 jobs per month The latest Illinois Economic Review prepared by IGPA s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory REAL shows Illinois gained 6 500 jobs in February 2012 compared with 3 900 job gains in January 2012 Illinois has added 32 000

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    additional contributions from workers and the universities that employ them Click here to read the full paper The plan concentrates on the State Universities Retirement System SURS and is designed to reduce the state government s payments into the system by billions of dollars over time Illinois lowered rating What does it mean Jan 11 2012 Illinois debt rating has taken another hit from a major credit rating service IGPA economist Richard F Dye left examines the ramifcations of the latest setback for the state s fiscal health Quinn s Three Year Budget Projection Takes Realistic Long View Jan 10 2012 The state s fiscal challenges continue to loom large despite a significant income tax increase and spending cap implemented almost a year ago During the first week of January Governor Quinn s Office of Management and Budget issued budget projection reports that take a look at the state s fiscal trajectory over the next three years Illinois Economic Review Illinois job growth since end of recession now exceeds 100 000 Dec 19 2011 Illinois job growth since the end of the 2007 2009 recession has new exceeded 100 000 according to the Illinois Economic Review published by IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory Read the latest review IGPA s Don Fullerton looks at Cain s 9 9 9 plan IGPA Professor Don Fullerton a former deputy assistant secretary of the U S Treasury takes a look at Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain s 9 9 9 tax code plan in a posting for the Center for Business and Public Policy s blog Read the posting Illinois Economic Review State employment picture still cloudy Job growth in Illinois remains sluggish and forecasts from IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory do not indicate major improvement anytime soon according to the latest

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Illinois job growth remains positive relative to a year ago Read the entire review IGPA s Geoff Hewings discusses debt ceiling negotiations July 26 2011 IGPA economist Geoffrey Hewings says pure political rhetoric appears to be all that is keeping Congress and President Obama from reaching agreement on the nation s debt ceiling dilemma In an interview with the Kankakee Daily Journal Hewings said The implications here are massive Illinois Economic Review Jobs picture continues to improve but challenges remain Total non farm jobs are expected to increase by a range of 50 000 to 122 000 over the course of the next year according to the Illinois Economic Review published by IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory The latest review shows the state added 9 000 jobs in April Read the full review Illinois Economic Review More signs of recovery The new Illinois Economic Review published by IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory shows continued signs of slow recovery in the state Illinois Economic Review indicates better job forecast ahead The outlook for people seeking work in Illinois continues to improve slowly according to an analysis of employment produced by IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory IGPA Experts React to Gov Quinn s Budget Speech Gov Quinn s budget address recognized that one of the most significant problems we have as a state is our long term structural deficit He identified the need to achieve budget stability The greatest strength of the budget address was straight talk about the need to cut state spending limit spending to necessary services and improve the services that we as a state deliver Census Reveals Population Change in Illinois The first official census counts revealed population changes in Illinois including declining populations in Chicago growing collar counties and changes to racial demographics IGPA

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    state gained about 8 000 jobs in October and shows that the state added 14 400 jobs between October 2009 and October 2010 Read the full review Illinois Economic Review shows state added 8 600 jobs in September Illinois added an estimated 8 600 jobs in September according to the Illinois Economic Review published by IGPA s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory The review also shows that the manufacturing sector in Illinois added jobs for the seventh consecutive month September was the eighth month this year that Illinois added jobs Read the review Illinois Economic Review shows revised job loss figure of 7 200 in past 12 months The Illinois Economic Review produced by IGPA s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory indicates the state lost 4 200 jobs in August with private sector growth virtually unchanged Read the latest Review Illinois Economic Review adds Recovery Barometer to August monthly report The Illinois Economic Review produced by IGPA s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory has added a new monthly recovery barometer which is designed to indicate the pace of Illinois recovery toward its previous peak employment numbers set in November 2000 The review indicates Illinois shed more than 20 000 jobs in July due in part to a strike by construction workers the end of temporary Census jobs and the expiration of a tax credit for homebuyers Read the review Illinois Economic Review Job growth rate remains unchanged in July A slight loss of jobs in Illinois during July left the state s job growth rate unchanged for the month according to the Illinois Economic Review from IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory Read the Review Illinois Economic Review for May shows another slight increase in job numbers Illinois added nearly 17 000 jobs in May the third consecutive month of increase according to

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    16 200 jobs in December 2009 Illinois Economic Review Illinois lost an average of 19 200 jobs per month during 2009 according to the Illinois Economic Review produced by IGPA s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory The review compiled each month by Professor Geoffrey Hewings indicates the state lost more than 16 000 jobs in December Read the full review Illinois Economic Review shows 6 300 more jobs lost in November Job losses in Illinois continued to mount in November bringing the total for the past 12 months to more than 250 000 according to the Illinois Economic Review compiled by IGPA s Regional Economic Applications Laboratory Read the entire Review Illinois Economic Review for October shows continued job losses for state Illinois continued to shed jobs in October raising the total over the past 12 months to 286 300 The Illinois Economic Review produced by the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory at the U of I indicates Illinois job losses continued despite a slight improvement in the rest of the Midwest Read the entire review Illinois Economic Review shows state losing 24 000 jobs per month in 09 Illinois has lost an average of nearly 24 000 jobs per month through the first eight months of 2009 according to the Illinois Economic Review The review which is produced by the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory says the loss rate for September was on par with the rest of the Midwest and the nation as a whole Fred Giertz discusses the September 2009 U of I Flash Index IGPA economist J Fred Giertz discusses the September 2009 University of Illinois Flash Index and the Illinois economy Fred Giertz discusses the August 2009 U of I Flash Index IGPA s J Fred Giertz talks about the latest U of I Flash Index and the

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    jobs since September 2008 according to the Illinois Economic Review The review produced by the Regional Economic Applications Laboratory and IGPA finds 23 100 jobs were lost in April almost 17 000 fewer jobs than were lost in March Economist J Fred Giertz discusses April Flash Index and analyzes Illinois economy IGPA s J Fred Giertz discusses the latest U of I Flash Index and the Illinois economy Economic Review Illinois employment lower than low point of 2001 2003 recession Employment in Illinois at the end of March 2009 was 5 744 million below the lowest point in the 2001 2003 recession it was 5 789 million in Nov 2003 That is almost the same as it was in March 1997 5 748 million while the employment levels in the Rest of the Midwest matches that of April 1996 while for the U S as a whole the current level matches that for April 2005 Geoffrey Hewings analyzes impact of federal stimulus and state projects bill IGPA economist Geoffrey Hewings has analyzed the impact on the Illinois economy of the federal stimulus package and of Illinois House Bill 210 which provides for a 3 billion mini capital construction program for state road projects to be started right away and other needs This analysis has been provided to the Illinois General Assembly March Illinois Economic Review shows more job losses The Illinois Economic Review which is produced by IGPA economist Geoffrey Hewings and the Regional Economic Applications Laboratory continues to show mounting job losses for the state The review indicates Illinois lost another 37 000 jobs in February 2009 about 8 000 more jobs than were lost in January Illinois lost jobs in February at a slightly higher rate than its Midwest neighbors or the nation as a whole according to

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  • Analysis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Budget Policy Toolbox Illinois Economic Review Opinion Monitor Trends in Racial Attitudes Library Policy Forum Search Programs Events Douglas Ethics Award Edgar Fellows Program NEW Leadership Illinois IGPA State Summit Family Impact Seminars 2015 Seminar 2014 Seminar 2013 Seminar 2012 Seminar 2011 Seminar 2010 Seminar 2009 Seminar Study Centers Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory Analysis Illinois Economic Review September 2008 IGPA s review of employment data shows Illinois lost 3 500 jobs in August 2008 This marks the fifth month of the year that the state has lost jobs bringing net losses for the year to 6 000 jobs in Illinois The Illinois Economic Review is prepared by IGPA economist Geoffrey Hewings and the Regional Economic Applications Laboratory at the University of Illinois Read the full report pdf The Wall Street Bailout by Daniel P McMillen Congress is working to establish a plan to alleviate the economic crisis that has gripped Wall Street in recent days IGPA s Dan McMillen offers some analysis of the proposal as of Thursday Sept 25 Pages first previous 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Search the web Search igpa uillinois edu Search igpa uillinois edu library IGPA Site

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