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.
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
Indiana's Housing Market in 2015: Back on Track
Sep 2015, Reports
Indiana Reaches Important Housing Milestones in 2015
Sept-Oct 2015, InContext
Population Growth Cools in Many Indiana Communities
Summer 2015, Indiana Business Review