BBR Scholars

Dr. Rosenberg with students
BBR Scholars

BBR Scholars is a unique program providing undergraduate students with an opportunity to participate in meaning economic research. Students will train in a variety of advanced economic research methods and techniques, collaborate in writing research reports and present study findings. There may also be opportunities to submit research products for publication. Scholars may work on Bureau-sponsored projects or potentially develop their own research agenda.

Mentoring is provided by Bureau faculty and staff, as well as senior peers. The wage is competitive and the students are expected to work 10-15 hours per week.

Train, Collaborate, Present Findings, Get Published!

Why Bureau of Business Research?

The UNL Bureau of Business Research is a leading source for analysis and information on the Nebraska economy. The Bureau conducts both contract and sponsored research on the economy of Nebraska and its communities including economic and fiscal benefit analysis; models of the structure and comparative advantage of the current economy; economic, fiscal, and demographic outlooks, and assessments of how economic policy affects industry, labor markets, infrastructure, and the standard of living.

The Bureau also competes for research funding from federal government agencies and private foundations from around the nation and contributes to the academic mission of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln through scholarly publication and the education of students.

Select Publications

Dr. Eric Thompson with students

Undergraduate students working with the Bureau have co-authored numerous reports, journals and articles over the years. Are you ready to be a part of our team?

Check out examples of actual reports co-authored by BBR student scholars.

This Could be You!