Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis
Welcome to the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA), a multidisciplinary unit at Appalachian State University. It is a cooperative effort between the departments within the Walker College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences.
The mission of CERPA is to improve policy and decisionmaking by producing rigorous research and disseminating relevant information on current economic and policy issues. To that end, CERPA maintains research programs in the specific areas of economic development, environment and energy, and public finance.