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Welcome to the Center for Business Development and Economic Research!

The Center for Business Development and Economic Research (CBDER) was established as a component of the College of Business at Jackson State University in 1989. The purpose of the Center for Business Development and Economic Research (CBDER) is to coordinate research and service functions of the College of Business. The Center creates, promotes and supports a research and development environment at the University by providing faculty and staff support in research, technical and publication assistance. The Center strives to further basic and applied research in business, economics, business management and related public policy areas. Additionally, the Center strives to promote the availability and improved quality of business, economic and related public policy information. The CBDER is composed of two units that highlight the College of Business’s primary mission of teaching, research and service.

Bureau of Business and Economic Research

Small Business Development Center

Jackson State University Center for Business Development and Economic Research
Lurlene Irvin, Director -lurlene.irvin@jsums.edu
1230 Raymond Rd. Box 500 Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 979-2028 – Office | (601) 914-0833 – Fax