Association for University
Business and Economic Research

A National Association of
Regional Economic Research Centers

Marshall University

Center for Business and Economic Research
Marshall University

One John Marshall Drive
Huntington WV 25755-2360

Phone: 304-696-5747

Web Page

Director of Research and Strategy
Kent Sowards
sowardsk@muati.org

Director of Research and Energy Economics
Christine Risch
christine.risch@marshall.edu

Data Network Specialist I
James Atkinson
jatkinso@marshall.edu

Senior Office Administrator
Lisa Christopher
lisa.christopher@marshall.edu

Activities

Economic Impact
Fiscal Impact
Feasibility Studies
Population/Demographic Analysis, Projection, Estimates
Public Policy Research
Public Sector Revenue Forecasts
Survey Research
Market Research
Tourism Research
Industry Studies
Labor Market Research
Economic Modeling/Forecasting
Policy Issues
State Data Center
Web Development/Maintenance
Outreach: Community Oriented Lectures
Outreach: Conferences
Managing Student Rsh Assistants for Faculty Rsh
College Wide Publications
College Wide Communications/Public Relations
Coordinate News Media Contacts with the College

Center for Business and Economic Research

Huntington