Selected Faculty Research

CBER: Pandemic’s Effects Will Linger on State’s Growing Economy
The state’s economy could grow by 2.6% in 2021, a good clip that will not pull the state out of Read more.
UA, Tuscaloosa File Joint Patent to Detect Community Blight
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa collaborated to create a system that can automatically detect blighted Read more.
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Cracking Sex Trafficking
The sexual exploitation of humans for monetary gain or benefit is a widespread humanitarian issue. Every year, millions of men, Read more.
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Students: Apply Now for Innovation Seed Funding
Culverhouse students are strongly encouraged to apply for a seed grant of up to $1,000 to begin a new business, Read more.
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More Than A Change of Name
Culverhouse’s Data Research Enterprise Goes Big Read an extended version of this article in the 2020 Culverhouse Impact Report. Several Read more.
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CBER: Alabama Business Confidence Ticks Upward for Fourth Quarter 2020
While the country continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders throughout the state of Alabama are expressing measured Read more.
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The State of Microbusiness in Alabama
Dr. Nyesha C. Black, Director of Socioeconomic Analysis & Demographics at Culverhouse’s Center for Business and Economic Research, or CBER, recently Read more.
Addressing Worker Shortages Using Blue Ocean Strategy
As consumers increasingly choose to make their purchases from the comfort of their own homes rather than to visit brick-and-mortar Read more.
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Joint MSU/UA Research First to Explore ‘Leadership as Event Management’
This story was adapted from a piece authored by Chelsea Stein of MSU’s Broad College of Business.  When the coronavirus Read more.