News

BBER Podcast and dashboard look at economic impact of COVID-19
April 2, 2020
The UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) is rolling out a new interactive dashboard and podcast, just in time to entertain and educate people stuck at home during the COVID-19 quarantine.

Virus thrusts new economic challenges upon New Mexicans
March 21, 2020
Major government intervention “without a doubt” will be needed..."The question is: How effective will government be in providing support for them to survive?” said BBER director Jeff Mitchell to the Santa Fe New Mexican.

New Mexico unemployment claims nearly double in a week
March 17, 2020
“There seems to a relationship with how aggressive you are and the number of filings,” BBER Director Jeff Mitchell said. “The question is if we stick to it for a couple months and deal with the economic hit.”

New Mexico looks beyond energy boom to diversify economy
January 13, 2020
“You have to create a workforce that is attractive to business, that has the ability to adapt skills to opportunities,” BBER director Jeff Mitchell said. “That is the single most important economic development strategy you can put forward.”

BBER Director talks with KOB TV about Governor's free college proposal
December 20, 2019
Jeffrey Mitchell, executive director of the UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research said his colleagues should consider working with local business to help create job opportunities for graduates.

BBER Presents at 1st Annual Pueblo Data Sovereignty Conference
November 20, 2019
BBER's Rose Rohrer presented along with Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's President & CEO, Michael Canfield (Pueblo of Laguna) on the economic impact the 19 Pueblos have on the State of New Mexico.

BBER Mourns Loss of UNM GPS Director
November 5, 2019
BBER grieves the loss of UNM Geospatial and Population Studies Director Dr. Adélamar (Dely) N. Alcántara, who passed away over the weekend while on her way back home to Albuquerque from the Philippines. Alcántara was an avid supporter of BBER throughout her career.

21st Annual NM Data Users Conference (2019)
August 5, 2019
The Conference will be held at CNM Workforce Training Center located at: 5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 Directions: I-25, Alameda exit west to San Mateo Blvd., turn north to Eagle Rock Ave.

LANL releases economic impact report
July 29, 2019
Built in 1610, Santa Fe’s Palace of the Governors is the oldest government seat in the United States.

NM economic forecast: ‘Strong, but still restrained’
July 29, 2019

Proposed Databank to Track Child Welfare
February 10, 2019

LANL Impact Study $3.1B per Year
January 15, 2019

LANL Economic Impact in Billions
January 15, 2019

ABQ Sunport
December 18, 2018

2020 Census
December 3, 2018

NM Economy- Not So Gloomy
November 15, 2018

Netflix is Coming to NM
October 18, 2018

Top Golf + The Economy
October 15, 2018

Attracting Big Business to NM: Problems + Solutions
August 31, 2018

NM Gambling Revenues Up
August 1, 2018