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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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Keynote Speaker – Mark Partridge, Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy, Ohio State University

Regional Analysis in the Age of Populism

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, Social Media for Research Centers – Social Media for Research Centers
  • Hayley Rieder, Texas A&M University

Keith Schwer Keynote Speaker – David Altig, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

On the One Hand, and On the Other.

National and Regional Forecasting

Session Chair – Tino Sonora, University of Montana, Chair

Measuring University Impacts

Session Chair – James McCafferty, Western Washington University

  • Measuring University Impacts, James McCafferty, Western Washington University, and 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

Poster Session

Session Chair – Eric Thompson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Informing Fiscal Sustainability

Session Chair – Juliette Tennert, University of Utah

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

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

Keynote Speaker – John “Jay” Neely, President of Law and Public Affairs, Gulfstream Aerospace Corportation

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation: Company Overview – 2019 

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