Center for Business & Economic Research
Economic and fiscal impact studies, economic development, modeling and forecasting, and web development.
The University of Alabama (M.A. in Economics)
Auburn University Montgomery (B.S. in Economics)
Arben joined the Economic Forecasting Group in the Center for Business and Economic Research in May 2010. His primary areas of work are economic forecasting, economic and fiscal impact studies and web development.
Prior to joining the Center, Arben worked for a private company in New York. He has also worked at Auburn University Montgomery (AUM) and for a number of international agencies in Europe. His past work experience involved conducting economic impact analysis, designing web sites, and writing grant proposals. At AUM the Online Economic Development Initiative, a multi-organizational effort to improve economic development decision-making in Alabama, was one of the central projects on which he worked.
Arben received his Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Alabama in 2017. He is a member of the National Association for Business Economics and serves as Secretary of the NABE Alabama chapter. Arben is also a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies.