Accurate research and sound policy positions are at the core of the Business Council’s mission. Through a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, we significantly strengthened our commitment to this mission by hiring a full-time Director of Research and Policy. Created under the Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation, this position will produce timely and accurate regional economic reports for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The latest Research Foundation Economic Snapshot Released April 4th, 2016
ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT MARCH 2015
The report also includes updates on Employment, Sales Tax Diversions, Tourism, and Real Estate and Economic Development.
ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT DECEMBER 2015
Highlights from the report include:
Mississippi’s School Start Dates – Are They too Early?
An Introductory Study of Later School Start Dates in Mississippi
The Critical Need for Windpool Funding
How high insurance costs are impacting economy on Mississippi Gulf Coast
Mississippi Gulf Coast 3.0
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