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 labor force projections: Slowdown on the horizon
Sept-Oct 2018, InContext
Indy-area suburbs dominate list of Indiana's fastest-growing communities
July-Aug 2018, InContext
Strong demand, scant supply in Indiana housing market
Summer 2018, Indiana Business Review
The State of Indiana's Housing Market
June 2018, Reports
Many Indiana counties see stronger population growth in 2017
May-June 2018, InContext
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