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 Sep 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Consumer Sentiment Rose to Its Highest Level in Four Months in September

According to a new survey, consumer sentiment gains to four-month high in September as Americans saw better prospects for the job market and...

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 | 0 comments

U.S. Population of Mixed-Race Americans Grew by 32% from 2000 to 2010

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of mixed-race Americans grew 32% from 2000 to 2010. The population of single-race Americans,...

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 | 0 comments

Last Quarter’s Growth Revised Down Sharply

The Department of Commerce said that the U.S. economy grew at an annual pace of just 1.3% in the second quarter of the year, showing that the...

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 | 0 comments

U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rates Fall to Record Low of 3.4%

U.S. mortgage rates declined to record lows as the Federal Reserve pushed down borrowing costs by resuming purchases of mortgage-backed...

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 | 0 comments

Pending Home Sales Fall in August Due to Supply Shortage

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell in August due to a shortage of lower priced inventory in most of the country. The National...

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