of Economic and Business Research (Office of Research)
Statement: The primary mission of the Bureau of Economic and
Business Research (Office of Research) is to foster research by
College of Business faculty and graduate students and to disseminate
research results to a national and international audience.
In support of this mission, the office engages in a variety of activities,
including production and distribution of faculty working papers,
publication of research-related journals and newsletters, and development
of media releases for business and economics publications.
The Office for Research coordinates and supports the activities
of the college Research and Learning Centers by providing administrative
services, financial support, and research assistance.
Services to the Faculty
Summer RA Support
OOR offers a spring competition for ¼-time
research assistants for the summer. Faculty members make applications
and the Research Policy Committee selects the recipients.
Papers and Reprints
Faculty Working Papers:
Working papers are made available on the OOR web site, http://www.business.uiuc.edu/Working_Papers/Main.asp,
in PDF format. Email your PDF to Linda Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org,
270 Wohlers Hall, (217) 333-2331. The papers can be listed on the
OOR web site and by request, at SSRN.
OOR can purchase reprints (up to $200) or reproduce up to 100 copies
(with permission of the copyright holder) of articles printed in
scholarly journals, book chapters and proceedings articles. Contact
Jan Alexander, 430 Wohlers Hall, email@example.com
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is exclusively available through
contract with the College of Business, Office of Research. To request
a User ID, please email Linda Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information is available free to UI faculty through the Illinois
Researcher Information Service (IRIS) http://www.library.uiuc.edu/iris/,
and from GrantLink, to which OOR subscribes on behalf of faculty.
College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
430 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
phone: (217) 333-2330
fax: (217) 333-7410