Bureau of Business Research

Bureau of Business Research - Dr. Eric Thompson meeting with colleagues
Dr. Eric Thompson quoted in Fortune article

Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research, was recently quoted in an article for Fortune which examined why Nebraska has such a low unemployment rate. At 2.6%, the state's unemployment rate is the lowest in the nation and Dr. Thompson helps explain why. READ MORE

Leading Economic Indicator Nebraska - December 2016

December Webinar - Nebraska Economic Forecast

November Webinar - State Entrepreneurship Index

Human Capital Project Results

Salfo Bikienga, a graduate student in the department of economics, has created a web application that shows the estimates of human capital of all US states from 1990 to 2013. The estimates were obtained using the "Labor Income Based Measure of Human Capital" approach, proposed by Mulligan and Sala-i-Martin (1997). The Human Capital Project Results Tool is created under the supervision of Dr. Eric Thompson and Dr. David Rosenbaum. ACCESS APPLICATION

Meet Our Team

Thompson, Eric
Director of the Bureau of Business Research
Rosenbaum, David I
Associate Director of the Bureau of Business Research
Walstad, William B
John T. and Mable M. Hay Professor of Economics
Anderson, John E
Baird Family Professor of Economics
McGarvey, Mary G
Research Fellow of the Bureau of Business Research