Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is committed to the growth and development of northeast Indiana. The Community Research Institute (CRI) is one way the university is fulfilling this role. CRI initiates analysis of the northeast Indiana economy and related social issues, as well as responds to requests from community and business leaders.
Information is available from CRI on area educational attainment, employment, unemployment, income, labor, population, manufacturers, and wages. Comparisons with other geographic areas are also available.