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Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Cities Vary Widely

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Unemployment rates rose slightly in Arkansas metro areas in June, but rates are still lower than a year ago, notes Michael Pakko, chief economist at the Institute for Economic Advancement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Finding Patterns in Counties’ Statistics (Michael Pakko Commentary)

by Michael Pakko 8/31/2015 12:00 am

In preparation for a recent presentation to the Association of Arkansas Development Organizations, I gathered a set of statistics on demographics and economic development for Arkansas’ 75 counties. Mapping the results yielded some interesting patterns, although in many cases not terribly surprising.

Atlanta Fed Official to Address National Outlook at UALR's Economic Conference

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2013 9:17 am

David Altig, executive vice president and director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will address the national economic outlook at the 2013 Arkansas Economic Forecast Conference on Nov. 6.

Randy Zook on the State of Manufacturing in Arkansas

by Mark Carter 11/11/2010 9:20 am

Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce CEO Randy Zook was a manufacturing messenger at the Fall 2010 Arkansas Economic Forecast Conference on Nov. 10.


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