nSPARC HAS A DUAL MISSION TO:
  1. Provide an administrative and intellectual bridge between colleges, departments, and centers in support of activities that facilitate multidisciplinary, translational, and policy research in socioeconomic development, our signature area of distinction.

  2. Engage the university with state, regional, national, and international economic, social, and public entities.

nSPARC CARRIES OUT ITS MISSION BY:
  • Generating high-quality basic and applied research, bringing together scientific and technical expertise from the private, public, philanthropic, and academic sectors, and using state-of-the-art technology and analytical procedures to generate timely information on both the supply and demand sides of the economy.