Association for University
Business and Economic Research

A national association of regional
economic research centers


AUBER brings together regional economics centers from 75+ leading universities across the United States that are dedicated to continually improving the quality, effectiveness, and application of research in business, economics, and public policy.

Benefits of Membership

  • Connect with economic research leaders from peer institutions and hear about the latest research, projects, and studies that are relevant in other states.
  • Collaborate with AUBER members on research and get expert opinions on your projects.
  • Network with economists and researchers who have faced similar environments.
  • Learn how to manage economic research centers, interact with constituents, increase center visibility, and find funding sources.
  • Attend our annual conferences and discuss cutting-edge research and communications strategies.
  • Receive the latest economic news and updates through your complimentary subscription to AUBER’s newsletter.
  • Get exclusive access to our annual survey of centers covering activities, budgeting, and staffing.
  • Increase your center’s visibility by winning an AUBER award for Excellence in Publications, Excellence in Websites, Excellence in Electronic  Publications, or the Polzin Best Paper Prize.
  • Find new jobs or recruit the right candidate through our website and social media.

In addition to the many benefits provided, members in good standing receive discounted conference registration rates.

Membership Term

The membership period is based upon our fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). Renewal invoices are sent in May, prior to the June 30 expiration date. Reminder notices are sent out automatically. All memberships should be paid prior to registering for fall conference. Memberships not paid by June 30 of the following year will be considered lapsed.

If you are a current member and did not receive a renewal invoice—or if you need alternate payment options—please contact the AUBER Secretary-Treasurer’s Office.

Payment Options

All major credit cards are accepted through our online card processing merchant, Stripe. Alternately, you may pay via check or ACH transfer.


If you are not currently a member and would like to join AUBER, please complete an application form.

For more information regarding membership, please contact us.

Membership Options

Center Member


Supporting Member


Sustaining Member


Member Testimonials

Ben Blair, Columbus State University
Kathy Deck, University of Alabama
Ken Louie, Penn State University

Contact Us

AUBER Secretary-Treasurer
2000 W. University Avenue, WB 149
Muncie, Indiana 47306