Bureau of Business Research

December 2022

Study: COB graduates have multi-million dollar economic impact in ENC

ECU College of Business graduates delivered a $28.7 million economic impact in Eastern North Carolina and a $34.8 million increase in GDP across the state during the academic year 2021-22.


September 2022

COB’s BBR Leads in Regional Transformation

Submitted by Dr. Jason Rowe, director, COB’s Bureau of Business Research State public and private decision-makers need relevant information and data about the business and economic environment across North Carolina. Housed […]


June 2022

Rowe appears on North Carolina manufacturing podcast

Dr. Jason Rowe is an associate professor of marketing in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and director of the Bureau of Business Research in the College of […]


April 2020

Analysis: April 9 jobless claims report

N.C. jobless claims do go down.


March 2020

Northeastern North Carolina economies should remain strong

The key is to establish relations with southeastern Virginia.


December 2019

COB’s Kleckley provides Carteret County economic outlook

Population, employment and income were some of the data presented


August 2019

COB economist provides Wayne County with economic outlook

Wayne County chamber event is first of many, similar presentations planned by the COB


April 2019

COB Analyst Awarded for Predicting Housing Prices

Housing prices to drop slightly in 2019


April 2018

Kleckley Recognized, Again!

Director’s data proved to be most accurate and reliable.


May 2017

Dr. James Kleckley Recognized for Home Price Forecasting

James Kleckley is recognized for home price forecasting.