Association for University
Business and Economic Research

A national association of regional
economic research centers

University of Montana

Bureau of Business and Economic Research
University of Montana

School of Business Administration
Gallagher Business Building Ste.231
32 Campus Drive #6840
Missoula MT 59812-6840

Phone: 406-243-5113
Fax: 406 243-2086

Web Page

Patrick M. Barkey

Associate Director/Health Care Director
Robert “Tino” Sonora

Economist/Director of Forecasting
Derek Sheehan

Forest Industry Research Director
Todd Morgan

Director of Survey Development
John Baldridge

Marketing Director
Militia Earl

Publications Director
Scott Hawk

Research Economist
Thale Dillon


Montana Business Quarterly/Quarterly – Journal
Annual Economic Forecast
Survey of Montana Manufacturers / Annually – Economic Forecast
Montana Economic Report Magazine
Forest Industry Briefs / Periodically – Monographs


Economic Impact
Population/Demographic Analysis, Projection, Estimates
Public Policy Research
Survey Research
Industry Studies
Labor Market Research
Economic Outlook
Web Development/Maintenance

Bureau of Business and Economic Research