About the BRC

Welcome to the Southeastern Louisiana University Business Research Center web site. The Business Research Center operates as a partnership with Southeastern Louisiana University's College of Business and Department of Economic and Business Development. The Business Research Center is an innovative concept designed to incorporate economic researchinto the surrounding communities. The Business Research Center is housed in the Southeast Louisiana Business Center.


The BRC research staff will work with you to define research objectives and will then prepare a proposal for the work to be conducted. Specific outputs of your commissioned research will depend on the nature of your project and may include written reports, presentations, data files or training programs.


Several of our most-requested services are listed below.

  • Benchmarking local and regional economies

  • Business retention and expansion studies

  • Census 2000 custom aggregations or research

  • Customized data aggregations

  • Demographic analysis

  • Economic impact studies

  • GIS and mapping

  • Government efficiency analysis

  • Population and workforce analytics

  • School enrollment projections

  • Survey research

  • Targeted industry and cluster analysis

  • Training - Building databases, using census data,

    research and more