Center for Business and Economic Research

The University of Arkansas has tripled its economic impact on the state in the last decade. That's according to a report released Wednesday by the university. The report was compiled by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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The Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas on Friday released its annual look at the state, regional, national and global economies. We speak with Mervin Jebaraj, director of the center, to learn more about what the report contains.

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The annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report was released this week. The report, which is gathered by the Northwest Arkansas Council and the University of Arkansas Center for Business and Economic Research, examines and gauges the region’s housing market, transportation infrastructure, new business growth, research investment and workforce participation.

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The Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas released its annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region report. In this year’s report, the center compared Northwest Arkansas to several peer regions like Austin, Texas, Des Moines, Iowa, Madison, Wisconsin, and Durham and Raleigh, North Carolina. The report outlines many strengths of the region, but more importantly, also addresses its weaknesses.

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Each year, the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas hosts the Business Forecast Luncheon. Today’s event at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers features experts discussing the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world.

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