Matt conducts a variety of demographic and economic research projects at the Indiana Business Research Center. Examples of Matt’s work include producing population projections for Indiana and its counties, community benchmarking studies, and economic impact analysis.
He also serves as an Indiana representative to the U.S. Census Bureau's Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates and is a member of the Indiana Geographic Information Council.
Prior to joining the IBRC, Matt worked with a community development consulting firm where he led a range of projects throughout Indiana including local economic development strategies, community needs assessments, and project feasibility studies.
Matt holds a B.A. in geography from Indiana University and a Master’s of Public Affairs from IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Indiana population projections to 2050
Mar-Apr 2018, InContext
Succeeding in International Markets
Aug 2017, Reports
Carmel, Indianapolis and Fort Wayne show biggest 2016 population gains
July-Aug 2017, InContext
The Economic Impact of Animal Agriculture in Indiana Regions: An Analysis of Existing and Prospective Producers
March 2017, Reports
Demographic drivers of Indiana housing market continue to lag
Jan-Feb 2017, InContext
Indiana's housing market in 2016: Strong demand, tight supply
Sept-Oct 2016, InContext
Indy-area communities dominate list of fastest-growing places in Indiana
July-Aug 2016, InContext
Slowing Population Growth
May-June 2016, InContext
Indiana Housing: A Historical Perspective
Nov-Dec 2015, InContext
Agriculture in Indiana Counties: Exploring the Industry's Impact at the Local Level
Oct 2015, Reports