The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) is a membership organization that promotes excellence in community and economic research by working to improve data availability, enhance data quality, and foster learning about regional economic analytic methods. The Haas Center participates in C2ER's quarterly Cost of Living Index data collection process. c2er.org.
AAPOR is an association of individuals who share an interest in survey research, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and public opinion data. Members come from academia, media, government, the non-profit sector and private industry. aapor.org.
AAPOR’s Transparency Initiative is designed to promote methodological disclosure through a proactive, educational approach that assists survey organizations in developing simple and efficient means for routinely disclosing the research methods associated with their publicly-released studies. aapor.org.
AUBER brings together regional economics centers from 75+ leading universities across the United States that are dedicated to continually improving the quality, effectiveness, and application of research in business, economics, and public policy. auber.org.