Mission Statement

The mission of the Fiscal and Economic Research Center (FERC) is to tap into University of Wisconsin-Whitewater faculty expertise and provide outreach services to members of of the regional community. In achieving this mission, FERC provides high-caliber students with the opportunity to work closely with faculty experts in applying concepts and theories to practical, real-world cases. Practical project-based work not only enhances students' educational experience, but it also maximizes their value to future employers by providing them with an economic tool-set applicable in modern firms.