SABÉR Research Institute

SABÉR Research Institute

The SABÉR Research Institute is an economic development think tank dedicated to researching regional economies and their development. An alliance between St. Mary’s University and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Institute is committed to providing expert counsel and research to organizations such as city government and businesses.

The SABÉR Institute is also committed to giving back to the community and educating young people studying economics. It provides St. Mary’s students with research, internship, and paid consulting opportunities. These are unique ways to gain professional experience working with county, city and state entities while providing the community with valuable data and economic analysis services.

Posted on Oct 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Personal Spending Rose in September

According to the Department of Commerce, Americans increased their spending in September at twice the rate that incomes rose. Consumer spending...

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

More Americans Worry about Financing Retirement

Despite a slowly improving economy and a three-year-old stock market rebound, Americans today are more worried about their retirement finances...

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

Business Confidence Remains Weak

Companies are holding off on purchases of computers, industrial equipment and other long-lasting manufactured goods, a trend that is slowing the...

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

U.S. Economy Grew at 2% Rate in 3rd Quarter

The economy grew at a annual rate of 2% in the third quarter, as more positive consumer activity and a healthier housing sector outweighed the...

Posted on Oct 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Federal Open Market Committee Statement

The Federal Open Market Committee suggests that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace in recent months.  Growth in...

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