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Addressing Your Labor Challenge in a Tight Market
By ITR Economics on June 14, 2022

There are plenty of issues for businesses to worry about right now. Slowing economic growth, higher interest rates, supply chain challenges, and inflation at multi-decade highs are just a...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Three Reasons to Lead With Optimism on the Back Side of the Business Cycle
By ITR Economics on June 9, 2022

"Lead with optimism" is one of our Management Objectives™ that we reinforce when times are uncertain. The casual reader might picture a business owner or executive stretching her mouth into...

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ITR Experts Say Budget Planning

Rates Are Rising – Should You Still Borrow?
By ITR Economics on June 3, 2022

We’ve all heard rates are going up. The chart shows US Government Long-Term Bond Yields, a good general gauge of interest rates. We are using the three-month moving average (3MMA) to smooth...

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Trends Report Internal Forecasting

How Does the ITR Trends Report™ Help Identify Markets for Growth?
By ITR Economics on May 23, 2022

If you were to ask business owners and executives which superpower they would most want to have, many would surely choose the ability to see the future. Many might be reflecting on past...

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Meet our Directors: Krysten and Matt
By ITR Economics on May 20, 2022

ITR Economics has grown so much over the years, and we show no sign of stopping anytime soon! With so many amazing people working hard every day behind the scenes, we are excited to...

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Global Great Depression

Top 5 Causes of the 2030s Great Depression
By ITR Economics on May 20, 2022

The Great Depression of the 1930s had a devastating impact on the entire world, not just the US. For many years now, the experts at ITR Economics have forecasted that, a century after that...

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