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 Nov 26, 2012 | 0 comments

Rising Consumer Optimism Fuels an Annual Spree

Consumers have voiced increasing optimism in recent months as employment rises and their home values go up, or at least stabilize. Bargain...

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Most States Added Jobs Last Month

According to the Department of Labor, most states added jobs in October. Thirty-five states saw payrolls rise last month from September, while...

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Consumer Confidence Stalls in November

A survey showed consumer confidence stalled at the end of November as uncertainty grew over federal tax and spending programs next year. The...

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Jobless Claims Decline

According to the Department of Labor, the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits dropped last week but remained elevated in...

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Jobless Benefits as an Antipoverty Program

Last year unemployment insurance kept 2.3 million people above the official poverty line, including 620,000 who were children living with a...

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