Economics Center for Education & Research


The Economics Center equips students in grades K-12 with practical economic knowledge and skills through in school programs and teacher training. These students are learning how to participate in the global economy and lead financially productive lives. Through its work, the Economics Center and its partners contribute to the health and vitality of our regions economy.

The Research and Consulting Division of the Economics Center provides the knowledge building blocks that help clients make better financial, policy, and economic development decisions. Our custom approach and critical data analysis empower business and civic leaders to respond to changing economic conditions, strengthen local economies and improve the quality of life for their communities.

In the News

Professor Julia Heath was featured in WalletHub's financial predictions for 2016