The Bureau of Business & Economic Research offers many services to the public and to clients. Contact Dr. Jeffrey Mitchell, BBER Director, regarding contract research.

The most utilized service we offer is provided by our Data Bank, which offers access to and explanations of New Mexico socioeconomic and demographic data. BBER works on a wide range of topics relevant to New Mexico’s policymakers, including economic estimates and forecasts, economic impact analysis, policy analysis, and community and regional economic development.  BBER's approach to socioeconomic research combines an intimate knowledge of local and national information sources, interdisciplinary methodologies, and an appreciation of the role of socioeconomic research in policy formulation and implementation. Examples of recently completed research include analyses of the impact of the living wage ordinance on the City of Santa Fe, the role of arts and cultural industries in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, the benefits and costs of consolidating the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, and community economic assessments of various New Mexico communities that are participating in the State's MainStreet program.

BBER's socioeconomic research clients include The City of Santa Fe, the New Mexico Economic Development Department, the City of Albuquerque, the McCune Charitable Foundation, the New Mexico Public School Facilities Authority, the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers, and Intel.  The full listing of our research that is available for public distribution is available in our publications and presentations sections.

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UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research • Onate Hall at The University of New Mexico
303 Girard Blvd. NE, Suite 116; Albuquerque, NM 87106 • 505.277.2216 Main • 505.277.6626 Data Bank