The Eller College of Management hosts annual meeting of the Association for Business and Economic Research (AUBER) in Tucson on October 17-19
Meeting will focus on strategies to improve the quality, effectiveness, and application of research in business, economics, and public policy.
TUCSON, Ariz. – October 11, 2004 – The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management will host the annual meeting of the Association for Business and Economic Research (AUBER) in Tucson on October 17-19. AUBER membership includes some 100 university-based research centers dedicated to continually improving the quality, effectiveness, and application of research in business, economics, and public policy. Members of the organization serve as the resource in their state for information, applied research, and economic data to state and local decision makers.
Keynote speakers at this year’s conference themed “Building Partnerships for the Future” include Rosemary Marcuss, Deputy Director of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and David Wyss, Chief Economist of Standard and Poor’s who will speak on “U.S. Recovery Gathering Speed.” Other program highlights include a panel of economists from four regional Federal Reserve Banks describing how they prepare regional economic outlooks, and Duncan Meldrum, Chief Economist of Air Products and Chemicals and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, on the topic of competitiveness.
Marshall Vest, director of the Eller College Economic and Business Research Center and current president of AUBER, commented, “We are pleased to bring together experts from a variety of fields—economics, banking, and public policy—to share in a dialogue of ways to improve the application and effectiveness of economic forecast data around the country. As a top research institution, The University of Arizona is an ideal place to hold this event, which will result in a furthering of new ideas and advancement of economic research today and in the future.”
Conference sessions will be held at the Marriott University Park Hotel. Attendance is for AUBER members; members of the press can attend for free to cover the event. Additional program information may be viewed at www.auber.org.
The Economic and Business Research Center at The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management was established by the Arizona State Legislature more than 50 years ago to provide relevant economic data to the Arizona business community. The Center has been a member of the AUBER organization since 1949.
The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program #12 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program #48 in the U.S. The College is among the leaders of business schools generating grant funds for research. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the 25th ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,000 undergraduate and 600 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and a satellite campus in Phoenix.
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management
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