Center for Business and Economic Research
CBER has been a leading producer of data and research on the Maine economy for more than 25 years. A joint center of the Muskie School and the USM School of Business, CBER is a University Center funded in part by the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The Center produces long range forecasts of the Maine economy, publishes the semi-annual Maine Business Indicators and provides technical assistance and applied research to a variety of state and local agencies concerned with economic development in Maine.
“An Assessment of the Economics of Natural and Built Infrastructure for Water Resources in Maine" (authors, Charles Colgan, Damon Yakovleff, and Samuel Merrill)
“Leadership in a Changing Environment: A Leadership Model for Child Welfare,” published in Administration in Social Work (author, Freda Bernotavicz)