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Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series

Feb 15 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring webinar series featuring five webinars that are free and open to the public. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR and W.W. Marshall Associate Professor of Economics, leads each discussion. Attendees can register for one or multiple webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.

More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit

Sep 17 2016 5:00 PM | » Full Article More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit
The largest-ever College of Business Administration Partnership Summit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln saw more than 200 members from 14 of the 15 advisory boards gather for meetings throughout campus, a luncheon at the Nebraska Champions Club and tours of the new CBA building. The luncheon featured Dean Donde Plowman’s State of the College Address, as well a keynote address from UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green.

Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December

Jan 15 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December
Growth in the Nebraska economy will be solid rather than strong during the first half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast

Dec 10 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast
Nebraska agriculture has another down year ahead, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research.

Other economic sectors in the state should see decent, though not spectacular, growth.

BBR Research Reports Economic Forecasts for Nebraskans

Mar 18 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article
The economy is one of the most important issues people face when planning finances, shopping or visiting the voting booth. The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) wants Nebraskans to know exactly what to expect from the economy by releasing a series of economic reports geared at making research understandable and relevant to families and businesses throughout the state.

CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking

Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.

Olson Seminars Opened with Talk on Controversial State Taxes

Feb 20 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article
The spring semester's first lecture in the Center for Great Plains Studies' Paul A. Olson Seminars in Great Plains Studies series featured UNL economists Eric Thompson and John Anderson speaking on taxes in the region.

Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA

Sep 24 2014 4:30 PM | » Full Article Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA
A record number of nearly 200 advisory board members met at the UNL College of Business Administration on Friday, September 19, for the 2014 Partnership Summit and Advisory Board meetings. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, gave the State of the College address at the Grand Manse in downtown Lincoln where she emphasized the positive trajectories happening at CBA including business major enrollments approaching 3,900, business minors totaling about 1,500 and 35 new faculty hired in the last four years.

BBR Report Projects Moderate Economic Growth for Nebraska

Feb 11 2014 3:00 PM | » Full Article BBR Report Projects Moderate Economic Growth for Nebraska
Nebraska's economy will grow at a moderate pace during the next few years, though not as fast as the national economy, state forecasters predicted through a report produced by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Bureau of Business Research.

Bureau of Business Research Offers Unique Opportunities for Student Research

Jan 12 2012 4:20 PM | » Full Article Bureau of Business Research Offers Unique Opportunities for Student Research
CBA's Bureau of Business Research (BBR) offers students a chance to show their initiative when it comes to tackling major research projects. Dr. Eric Thompson, Director of the BBR, believes the Bureau is also one of Nebraska's key resources when it comes to understanding our economy.

BBR Roads Study Featured in Omaha World-Herald

Dec 19 2011 9:37 AM | » Full Article
The Bureau of Business Research was featured in an Omaha World-Herald article for a new study looking at how large road projects impact big cities. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR, presented the results to the State Highway Commission on December 16.