Tagged: institute for economic advancement

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

by Mark Friedman 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas’ leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016.

Jane Wayland: Training the Future

by Luke Jones 2/25/2013 12:00 am

As dean of the UALR's College of Business, Jane Wayland is in charge of the whole college of business, including its Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center and Institute for Economic Advancement divisions. The college has seven undergraduate degrees and four post-baccalaureate certificate programs.

Arkansas Business College Deans Working to Match Curricula to Job Demands

by Lance Turner 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Business college deans in Arkansas are working together to survey economic development trends and pattern their respective colleges’ curricula to meet job demands in the state.

Michael Pakko to Deliver State Economic Forecast

by Mark Carter 10/30/2012 7:35 am

Michael Pakko will reveal his latest Arkansas economic forecast Tuesday, Oct. 30, at UALR's 2012 Economic Forecast Conference at the Clinton Presidential Center. Also, Chris Varvares of Macroeconomic Advisers of St. Louis will deliver the national economic forecast. And author W. Michael Cox will deliver the keynote address.

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