AUBER is internationally recognized by business, government, and education as the premier professional
organization dedicated to continually improving the quality, effectiveness, and application of research in
business, economics, and public policy.

Publications Awards

2016 Polzin Prize for Best Paper

Forcasting in a Mixed up World

by Carl Bonham
University of Hawai'i Economic Research Organization, Honolulu, Hawai'i


2016 Award of Excellence in Print Publications

Alabama Economic Outlook 2016

Published by
Center for Business and Economic Research
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama


2016 Award of Excellence in Electronic Publications

Alabama Business Confidence Index

Published by
Center for Business and Economic Research
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama


2015 Award of Excellence in Websites

University of Arizona - MAP Dashboard
Economic and Business Research Center
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona


Thayne Robson Awards

The Thayne Robson Award is the highest honor that AUBER awards to an individual for longtime commitment and service to the organization. To earn the Robson Award, individuals must be AUBER members for at least 15 years, be center directors, have served on the AUBER board of directors and be an economic and public policy leaders in their state.

Please Congratulate Paul Polzin, recently retired Director of the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research for being honored with the Thayne Robson Award. (press release)

Please Congratulate Marshall Vest, recently retired Director of the University of Arizona Economic and Business Research Center for being honored with the Thayne Robson Award. More Information

AUBER 2016 Fall Conference

Presentations Available

October 22 - 25, 2015 - Fayetteville, Arkansas
Thanks to all who attended!

The 2016 AUBER Fall Conference was held in Fayetteville, Arkansas from October 22-25. The theme was LOCAL HEROES: Understanding Reginal Supply Chains & Economic Development drawing on the example of the Northwest Arkansas economy, home to Walmart, Tyson Foods, and J.B. Hunt Transportation. The conference was hosted by Kathy Deck, Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas