Karl H. Nelson Professor of Economics, Director of the Bureau of Business Research
Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992 B.A., Public Policy, University of Chicago, 1986
- Bureau of Business Research
- Regional Economics
Dr. Eric C. Thompson is the Karl H. Nelson Associate Professor of Economics and the director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Thompson’s research examines the sources and consequences of state and local economic growth and the economics of infrastructure. Through his work at the Bureau, Thompson provides economists with practical opportunities to conduct applied economic research and trains economics and business students to conduct applied research on timely economic and business topics.