College of Business and Economics

About the Center for Economic Research

The mission of the University of Wisconsin – River Falls Center for Economic Research is to contribute to the goals of the College of Business and Economics and the University of Wisconsin - River Falls by encouraging all areas of economic research and promoting economic development in the upper Midwest region.

To meet this mission the Center for Economics Research will:

  1. Assist faculty in the pursuit of research grants;

  2. Identify and assist research projects that promote economic development in the upper Midwest including regional economic impact studies and other client projects consistent with the mission of UWRF-CER;

  3. Support student research initiatives by pairing able students with faculty advisors;

  4. Provide a database of regional economic data that includes data from external sources as well as data generated by UWRF-CER;

  5. Publish a semiannual regional economic analysis for the state of Wisconsin and the greater Twin Cities area;

  6. Provide consulting services to St. Croix Valley communities;

  7. Maintain a working paper series for CBE faculty, staff and other invited researchers;

  8. Organize a seminar series that includes research presented by faculty, students and outside guests, as well as providing professional development and continuing education opportunities.

Director, Center for Economic Research
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics
Phone: (715) 425-4993
Fax: (715) 425-0707


Curriculum Vitae