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The School of Management sees its role in a wider context of the regional and professional communities it serves. Our centers reach out to these audiences through focused activities including training, consulting, research, or conferences.

Center for Economic Research and Forecasting

Center for Economic Research and

Our economic modeling can help you accurately assess the trends that are going to affect your business, agency or region in the coming months. This data can help you prepare for the news, whatever that might be.

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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Steven Dorfman Center for Innovation and  

We are dedicated to the study of innovation and entrepreneurship in both academic and real-world settings. We use the latest teaching techniques to educate undergraduate and graduate students. Our Westlake Center houses a full-service co-work space where startups can operate, collaborate, and seek expert help.

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Center for Economics of Social Issues

Center for Economics of Social Issues

We are dedicated to the exploration of economic aspects of social progress, health, human rights, environment, and other important issues within our communities. We provide resources, articles, speakers, and an extensive online database to promote discussions on the interaction between social issues and economics. 

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