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Welcome to the Bureau of Business and Economic Research

The Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) at the University of New Mexico is committed to contributing to the understanding of economic and demographic issues in New Mexico by collecting and disseminating information, providing technical expertise, and analyzing and conducting applied research for a diverse constituency including community organizations, businesses, labor unions, government officials, academia, students and others. Through these efforts, BBER will further the public service and educational missions of the University of New Mexico and contribute to the economic well-being of New Mexico residents.

News & Events

Check here regularly for information about the latest socioeconomic and demographic events.


UNM-GPS releases 2012 population estimates for New Mexico

In order to provide more accurate population figures for our state, the Geospatial & Population Studies group produces annual population estimates as an alternative to estimates from the Census Bureau. The 2012 release includes estimated population for the state, each county, and also by census tract.

Population Estimates and Projections site >>


Recent research and presentations


BBER presentation at the 9th Annual Economic Outlook Conference

The 9th Annual Economic Outlook conference is a morning devoted to the very latest information concerning the United States and New Mexico economies. Recent history, current state and future paths of each of these economies will provide the business owner or executive with the best information available to plan for the coming year.

Presentation by Lee Reynis January 16, 2014 >>

Economic Impacts of Albuquerque Airport System on the New Mexico Economy

BBER has released the impact study of the Albuquerque Airports including measures on jobs, income, economic output and taxes.

Report in pdf format, August 2013 >>

Mid-May Apartment Survey

BBER has released the Mid-May 2013 Apartment Survey conducted for The New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority.

Report in pdf format, August 2013 >>

Broadband Subscription and Internet Use in New Mexico

BBER has released the survey and analysis of patterns and barriers to broadband adoption in New Mexico.

Report in pdf format, June 2013 >>


BBER Hiring Students

BBER is looking for good student employees to help us in our work.

More information >>

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