Bureau of Business Research


Date of this Version



Business in Nebraska vol. 52 no. 618


Copyright 1997 by Bureau of Business Research, University of Nebraska.


The 4th quarter 1996 business conditions survey results confirm BBR's latest state economic forecast that good economic times are here with no immediate end in sight, as reported in the November/December issue of Business in Nebraska. Good economic times are occurring in both the urban and rural areas of the state.

The quarterly business survey, a joint venture between the Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor and BBR, has the following major objectives:

1. to continuously monitor business conditions throughout the Nebraska economy and detect early indications of emerging trends;

2. to assess job creation and turnover by occupation and industry;

3. to track wage levels by occupation and industry; and

4. to identify unfilled demand for labor by occupation and industry.

Job Creation and Replacement Hires

Unfilled Positions