BBER Blog

This month marks 60 years that the UMD Labovitz School’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) has been providing high-quality, unbiased economic research to the community. 

Career advancement could provide significant returns on investment, as measured by increased earnings for the individual as well as savings for government social service programs.

Each semester, UMD hosts an Undergraduate Research and Artistic Showcase to share student research. This year, all three of the BBER’s undergraduate research assistants were nominated to part

The BBER is happy to share with you a series of interviews featuring some of our past project partners and stakeholders.  

Agreement encourages collaboration on projects impacting northeastern Minnesota

The BBER is happy to share with you a series of interviews featuring some of our past project partners and stakeholders.  

Director Haynes reflects on an exciting 2023 at the BBER. Highlights include empowering UMD students, successful community partnerships, and impactful research. 

If you’re in search of a home in the Twin Ports, you may be feeling discouraged by a lack of supply, high listing prices, and higher mortgage rates. But there is hope. 

BBER Director Monica Haynes was recently invited by the Duluth News Tribune to share her thoughts on what the local economy might hold in the coming year.

This past year, our staff wrote 36 articles on a variety of topics. 

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