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 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Texas Employment Update

The Texas economy continued to expand adding 22,900 jobs in October. Year to date, Texas has gained 282,900 job. Chart 1 below provides a...

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Industrial Production in U.S. Falls 0.4%

Industrial production in the U.S. unexpectedly declined in October as Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast. According to the...

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Consumer Prices in U.S. Rose at a Slower Pace in October

According to the Department of Labor, the cost of living rose in October at the slowest pace in three months, a sign U.S. inflation is in check....

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Chinese Willing to Pay More for Made-in-USA Goods

A new study finds Americans aren’t the only ones willing to pay more for U.S.-made products. The Chinese are too. The Boston Consulting Group...

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Jobless Claims Surge in Wake of Storm

Hurricane Sandy drove new claims for jobless benefits to a 1-1/2 year high last week, a sign the deadly storm could hold back economic growth by...

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