We work in partnership with businesses, government entities and non-profits to bridge the resources of Western students, faculty and staff and creating solutions to challenges. From answering questions to creating research that drives decisions -- we are moving forward.

Our work includes a variety of analysis documents, internship programs, class projects and faculty projects. CEBR is a member of the Association for University Business and Economic Research.

Washington Regional Economic Analysis Project

This website program is a set of interactive regional economic tools can examine and assess changing economic conditions and trends in various counties or region of interest.

Through the Washington Regional Economic Analysis Project, it is possible to:

  • Create a graphic trend analysis of local economic indicators
  • Create graphic shift-share analysis of local employment growth
  • View and download customized tabulations of economic data for various regions and the thirty-nine counties of Washington


Director: Hart Hodges
Assistant Director: James McCafferty
Office: Parks Hall 326
Phone: 360-650-3909
Fax: 360-650-7688
Email: Hart.Hodges@wwu.edu
Email: James.McCafferty@wwu.edu