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New UHERO Report: The Financial Benefits to a University of Hawaii Education


Each year, more than 11,000 graduating seniors must decide whether to attend college or join the workforce. This report from the Economic Research Organization at the Univ. of Hawaii estimates the potential rate of return for associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, and post-graduate degrees from the University of Hawaii system. On average, an adult with an associate's degree makes $360,000 more than a high school graduate over a lifetime of living and working in Hawaii.

Read the full report here.

Publications Awards

2016 Polzin Prize for Best Paper

Forecasting 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


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