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Presentations from the 2019 AUBER Fall Conference

“Regional Analysis in the Age of Populism” – Hosted by the Center for Business Analytics and Economic Research

Savannah, Georgia – October 12-15, 2019

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Health Care/Demographics

Session Chair – Tino Sonora, University of Montana

Regional Impacts of Energy Transitions

Session Chair – Robert Godby, University of Wyoming

Dashboards: From Data to Action

Session Chair – Jennifer Pullen, University of Arizona, Chair

Trade Policy and Regional Economies

Session Chair – Tino Sonora, University of Montana,

Census Has Business Data?  Key Data for Business and Economic Research

Session Chair – Andy Hait, U.S. Census Bureau

Social Media: Sound Bites to Solid Research (Roundtable Discussion)

Session Chair -Valorie Rice, University of Arizona

  • David Franklin, University of West Florida Haas Center
  • Shannon Furniss, Market Interactives
  • Victoria Meldrum, Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research
  • Hayley Rieder, Texas A&M University

National and Regional Forecasting

Session Chair – Tino Sonora, University of Montana, Chair

  • Resiliency: Multiple Concepts and Multiple Measures, Timothy Slaper, Indiana University
  • GDP Now, Patrick Higgins, Atlanta Federal Reserve
  • REDweb: StatsAmerica Tools, Indexes, and Data to Promote Economic Development, Carol Rogers, Indiana University

Measuring University Impacts

Session Chair – James McCafferty, Western Washington University

  • Measuring University Impacts
  • James McCafferty, Western Washington University
  • Sheila Martin, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
  • Dominique Halaby, Georgia Southern University

Build Interactive Charts and Maps for Your Websites Without Being a Developer:  HighCharts Cloud Demonstration

Session Chair – Maile Nadelhoffer, University of Arizona

  • Create and Publish Interactive Charts on the Web, Vidar Brekke

Poster Session

Session Chair – Eric Thompson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

What’s New in Regional Economics from the BLS?

Session Chair – Kevin Cooksey, Bureau of Labor Statistics

How AUBER Centers Can Survive a Budget Crisis

Session Chair – Patrick Barkey, University of Montana

  • Using the Research Center and Data to Diversify Funding and Broaden the Center’s Regional Impact, Dominque Halaby, Georgia Southern University
  • Two Centers are Stronger Than One, Christopher Nicak, University of Cincinnati
  • Surviving the Great Recession, George Hammond and Marshall Vest

Policy Analysis I

Session Chair – Fred Treyz, REMI, Chair

Trade and Logistics

Session Chair – Herb Holloway, Southeastern Louisiana University

Data Viz and Interactive Reports

Session Chair – Maile Nadelhoffer, University of Arizona

Policy Analysis II

Session Chair – Fred Treyz, REMI

Incentivizing Local Development

Session Chair – Jennifer Green, Jacksonville State University, Chair

Issues in Regional Growth

Session Chair – Michael Hicks, Ball State University

U.S. Foreign Policy and its Intersection with the Economic Well-Being of America’s Middle Class: Perspectives from Ohio, Colorado and Nebraska (Roundtable)

Session Chair – Richard Wobbekind, University of Colorado

  • Salman Ahmed, Carnegie Institute for International Peace
  • Ned Hill, Ohio State University
  • Richard Wobbekind, University of Colorado
  • Eric Thompson, University of Nebraska

Taking FRED to the Next Level

Session Chair – Yvetta Fortova, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

  • Yvetta Fortova