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UA Study Examines Fate of Firms with Initial Public Offerings in 1996

Twenty years after the largest number of initial public offerings in one year took place, a new study from The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce explores what happened to the IPO companies....

September 11, 2017

UA Report: State Business Confidence Continues Upward Trend

Business confidence among Alabama’s industry leaders remains well above the five-year average for the third consecutive quarter, according to the latest report from economic analysts at The University of Alabama.

June 29, 2017

UA Analysts: Record Confidence Continues among Business Leaders

Business confidence continues to increase in the state of Alabama, according to to a survey conducted by the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

April 3, 2017

Business, Engineering Majors Win $50,000 in Business Plan Competition

Three undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are ready to take the next step in changing how life-saving medicines are stored and transported after winning the $50,000 grand prize at the Edward K....

April 3, 2017

UA Researchers Project Metro-Area Growth, Rural Population Decline in Alabama

The Alabama population is expected to grow by nearly 500,000 by 2040, according to the newest projections from the Center for Business and Economic Research in UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

March 21, 2017

UA Hosts Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa for Entrepreneurs

The fourth Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa, a program that encourages entrepreneurial thinking among University of Alabama students and the Tuscaloosa community, will be Friday, March 3, to Sunday, March 5, at the South Engineering Research...

February 23, 2017

UA Offers Demo Day for The Edge Business Incubator

The Edge incubator, in partnership with the Alabama Entrepreneurship Institute at The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce, will host the first Demo Day Friday, Feb. 24, at the Bryant Conference Center.

February 20, 2017

UA’s Annual Economic Outlook Conference Set for Jan.12

Economists from The University of Alabama will detail their expectations for the state’s economy and work force during the 29th annual Alabama Economic Outlook Conference, Thursday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery.

January 9, 2017

When ‘E’ Stands for Error

Modes of communication with clients and generational differences can impact the accuracy of audits, according to research done by a University of Alabama accounting professor.

December 5, 2016

UA Center Concludes West Alabama Tourism Project

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development has completed a two-phase project funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission to develop and expand tourism -- particularly international tourism -- in West Alabama.

December 1, 2016

Why People are Bad

“There are so many ways to be bad. I’m exploring why people are bad — do they think they’re doing the right thing because they don’t know the right thing […]

November 9, 2016

UA to Share in $3.45 Million NSF Grant to Aid Innovation

The University of Alabama’s role in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation is strengthened through a new $3.45 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the regional hub to which UA and three other universities belong.

September 28, 2016

UA Awarded Research Grant to Focus on Entrepreneurship, Business Growth

The University of Alabama was awarded a $100,000 grant to support research to understand the factors leading to the successes and failures of businesses that went public in 1996, the largest initial public stock...

August 17, 2016

White House Panel Discusses New Study by UA’s Insurance Research Center

A new study on the resale value of fortified home construction by The University of Alabama’s Insurance Research Center was the topic of discussion today (Wednesday, Aug. 3) at the White House.

August 3, 2016