Center for Economic Development and Business Research

Angle Hall

The mission of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR) at Jacksonville State University is to enhance and support the economic development of east-central Alabama through outreach and research partnerships with business, industry, and government.

Examples of services provided include economic impact studies, survey deployment and analysis, human resources consulting (including wage and job description analysis), retail market analysis, focus group research. In addition to the Center's consultants, the faculty is involved in providing expertise to area businesses and governments.

Reports

2020 Calhoun County Economic Forum

2019 Cheaha Economic Activity Zone (CEAZ) Summary Report (biennial)

2018 Northeast Alabama Activity Zone (NEAZ) Summary Report (biennial)

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Resources