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AUBER 2017 Fall Conference

95+ Economists and Researchers Attended 2017 Fall Conference


Economists and researchers from universities and organizations throughout the U.S. gathered for AUBER's 70th Annual Fall Conference. At the conference, three university centers and one center economist received Awards of Excellence for publications and websites. AUBER also announced the newly elected officers and directors.

View the press release on AUBER award winners here.

View the press release on AUBER officers and directors here.

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Publications Awards

2017 Polzin Prize for Best Paper

An Agglomeration Set on a Hill: Industry Clusters and the Magnetic Attraction of FDI

by Timothy Slaper
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana


2017 Award of Excellence in Print Publications

West Virginia Economic Outlook 2017-2021

Published by
Bureau of Business and Economic Research
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia


2017 Award of Excellence in Electronic Publications

Economic Indexes for Nevada and Southern Nevada

Published by
Center for Business and Economic Research
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada


2017 Award of Excellence in Websites

Montana Economic Seminar Website
Bureau of Business and Economic Research
University of Montana, Missoula, Montana


AUBER Conference Presentations

Presentations Available

October 21 - 24, 2017 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Thanks to all who attended!

The 2017 AUBER Fall Conference was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from October 21-24, 2017. The theme was Natural Resources: Border Issues and Local Economies: Navigating Regional Economies in a Time of Change. The conference host was the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of New Mexico.