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Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas’ metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >

Arkansas GDP Grows 2.5% in Q1

Arkansas GDP Grows 2.5% in Q1

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Arkansas’ gross domestic product expanded by 2.5% during the first quarter of 2019, the highest quarterly growth rate for the state since the fourth quarter of 2016, Michael Pakko noted recently on his Arkansas Economist blog. read more >

Arkansas Personal Income Soars 7.5%

Arkansas Personal Income Soars 7.5%

Total personal income in Arkansas jumped at an annual rate of 7.5% in the fourth quarter of 2018, outpacing the U.S. growth rate of 5.2%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. read more >

AEDI at UA Little Rock Receives $320K Grant

AEDI at UA Little Rock Receives $320K Grant

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced Friday that it has received a $320,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to conduct a Land & Resiliency Initiative for the Arkansas-Louisiana Multi-modal Economic Corridor. read more >