Organized in 1921 as the Bureau of Business Research, in 1941 its name was changed to the Bureau of Economic and Business Research. It conducts general studies of business and economic problems.1 It publishes its findings in the monthly Illinois Business Review2 and the Quarterly Review of Economics and Business.
1. University of Illinois, Annual Register 1923-24, p. 117, 418. Board of Trustees Transactions, 41st Report, August 5, 1941, p. 494.
2. University of Illinois, Annual Register 1944-1945, p. 446.
Description: Research Monographs and Reports including studies of Shawneetown industrial possibilities (1938), community problems (1942), commercial bank loans and investors (1963), bus service studies (1966, 1968), marketing analysis (1972), inflation and accounting (1979), export marketing (1980) and diversification (1981), the Midwest economy (1982), business and economic research management (1983) and consumer behavior data (1984).