Collaboration Express Transforming Indiana into a Magnet for High-Technology Jobs and Talent

Center for Regional Development explores the talent gap between Indiana and the rest of the U.S.

Fri, 30 Mar 2018

In the latest Research and Policy INsights, Purdue's Center for Regional Development explore a number of questions about Indiana's capital assets, the comparative success of metropolitan and urban areas, education to income level, and degree of 'brain-drain' amongst Indiana counties.

Op-ed: Purdue's role in solving Indiana's skills gap

Fri, 17 Jan 2018

A prosperous future — for individuals, companies, states and the nation — goes to the educated, the networked and the high-tech. The fly in the ointment is the "skills gap," which represents the difference between employer job requirements and employee preparation.

Conference looks at easing state's brain drain - College grads sort through earnings and cost of living

Thu, 27 Apr 2017

A recent human resources conference of about 100 attendees was held by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. It featured seminars that focused on what type of Hoosier graduate is likely to stay in Indiana. For example, 61 percent of all in-state students at Purdue University remain in the state after graduation. Those who leave head mostly to Midwestern states, according to a study by the Krannert School of Management.

IndyStar - Make Indiana a magnet for jobs

Fri, 28 Apr 2017

This week, stakeholders from across Indiana will come together to generate ideas for a call to action designed to strengthen Indiana as a magnet for jobs and talent, and to lessen what some people have termed the state's "brain drain."

Workshop to focus on 'making Indiana a jobs magnet'

Wed, 20 Apr 2017

Purdue will be holding the Indiana's Talent Gap and Brain Drain/Gain Workshop -- Making Indiana a Magnet for Jobs and Talent on April 26. The event, which is part of Purdue's Lilly Endowment Inc. grant ("Initiative to Promote Opportunity Through Educational Collaborations, Round III, A Call to Action"), is being held in collaboration with the Lilly Endowment, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indiana INTERNnet and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

Recent Reports

Research & Policy INsights
People and Places: The Nature and Location of Talent in Indiana

Indiana’s Talent Gap and Brain Drain/Gain Workshop:
Making Indiana a Magnet for Jobs and Talent

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