The WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research is a member of the Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER).
Bureau of Business and Economic Research
2014 WV Economic Outlook
- New Study: Morgantown Cost of Living Exceeds National Average
- New Study: Potomac Highlands Economic Outlook 2014
- New Study: Population Trends in West Virginia through 2030
- New Study: From Higher Education to Work in West Virginia, 2012
- New Study: The Economic Impact of the Thoroughbred and Greyhound Racing Industries on West Virginia's Economy 2012
- New Study: Economic Impact of an Expansion of the Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver on West Virginia’s Economy
- Economic forecast for West Virginia: Steady growth ahead
The BBER will be the premier economic research organization in West Virginia that provides rigorous and objective policy analysis and reliable economic forecasting. As such, the BBER will be the go-to organization for West Virginia's government and business leaders for economic research and analysis.
Since the 1940s, the BBER's mission has been to serve the people of West Virginia by providing the state's business and policymaking communities with reliable data and rigorous applied economic research and analysis that enables the state's leaders to design better business practices and public policies.
- Research of the highest standards
- Research Portfolio
- Awarded $300,000 research grant from Appalachian Regional Commission
- Expanded Economic Outlook Conference Series to five conferences in 2013, with the addition of Wheeling; a sixth conference in Beckley is scheduled for 2014. Our outlook is also presented to a joint session of the West Virginia Legislature annually in January.