Frequently asked questions...
  • What is iCoRRIC?
    iCoRRIC is an association of organizations whose common bond is a primary focus on regional socio-economic research. iCoRRIC is the professional hub for the advanced regional research community, bringing together and providing forums for the efficient exchange of information.
  • How is iCoRRIC leadership structured?
    iCoRRIC is lead by an elected Board of Governors.
  • Who are iCoRRIC's members?
    answerWhile the majority of members have university affiliations, the U.S. Federal Reserve system and the Metropolitan Council are represented, and members from other economic sectors are welcome.
  • What information is made available to members throughout the year?
    answerThe iCoRRIC web site and mailing lists provide Internet-based access to critical information about grants and contracts in the field, news and other professional information, and an opportunity for member universities to list position openings at no charge for a targeted regional research audience.
  • Are there opportunities to meet in person?
    Through sessions at national conferences each year, iCoRRIC brings together top national and international scholars to discuss the latest research and issues related to improving regional research education.
  • Are there educational opportunities?
    iCoRRIC sponsors workshops, curriculum-related projects, and other special initiatives, many of which will lead to publication.
  • Does iCoRRIC recognize important regional research contributions?
    During the year, iCoRRIC recognizes outstanding contributions to regional research from individuals affiliated with member organizations, and recognizes major contributions of member organizations themselves. These awards and recognitions are determined through a process of nomination and peer review.
  • How does iCoRRIC benefit its members?
    iCoRRIC serves as an international voice and advocate for its members’ regional research interests, providing opportunities for members to discuss major professional issues and act collectively.