The Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) at the University of New Mexico conducts economic and demographic research and analysis related to New Mexico. The BBER also maintains a library of socioeconomic data: the Data Bank, which is open to the public. Staff at the Data Bank represent BBER in the U.S. Census Bureau’s State Data Center/Business and Industry Data Center Program.

BBER products and activities include a monthly statistical report, New Mexico Business-Current Economic Report , available by subscription; sponsorship of the annual New Mexico Data Users Conference; the FOR-UNM Economic Forecasting Service and quarterly FOR-UNM Bulletin, available on a subscription basis; and contract research for clients on a variety of economic and demographic topics. Reports produced from contract research that are available to the public will be disseminated on BBER’s web site and in UNM's Digital Repository.

For information about BBER and access to various socioeconomic data, go to

If you are interested in BBER’s contract research program, please contact the Director, Michael O’Donnell, at 505-277-2216 or

For data requests, please contact the Data Bank staff at 505-277-6626 or


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BBER Publications

New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax Reports