Alabama’s metro area population continued to grow, increasing by 14,754 people, or 0.4 percent, from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015, according to the population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
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A University of Alabama professor’s research finds that most banks can benefit from mergers, but the largest banks don’t benefit because they have exhausted their potential gains.
Juan A. Triana Barros, an economics professor at the University of Havana in Cuba, will present “Cuba in the 21st Century: Capitalism or Socialism?” on Monday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in room 115 of Woods Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
Alabama job growth continues to pick up from the slow pace seen in the first half of 2014, according to data from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.
A pioneer and leading scholar in the field of the political economy of terrorism, Dr. Walt Enders, professor of economics in The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce, is the 2015 recipient of one of the highest honors the University bestows on its faculty— the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
Education, including workforce training, is the top issue facing the state, according to a survey of Alabama’s state business executives conducted by University of Alabama researchers.
The University of Alabama’s ability to foster entrepreneurship and, ultimately, create jobs is strengthened through its recent selection by the National Science Foundation as an Innovation Corp site.
What does 2015 hold for Alabama’s economy? Economists and representatives from The University of Alabama and its Culverhouse College of Commerce will answer that question this week at the 27th annual Economic Outlook Conference in Montgomery.
Dr. Stephen Katsinas and The University of Alabama Education Policy Center have been commissioned by the Higher Education Partnership of Alabama to study the per-dollar return on the state’s investment in their public universities and what they contribute to their respective regions and local labor markets.
Veteran economic developer Neal Wade has joined The University of Alabama Research and Economic Development team as director of its new Economic Development Academy.