In Science and Space: Mervyn Jebaraj, the Center for Business and Economic Research’s director, will shed light on the most recent economic data and financial news affecting local, state, and national firms.
The report, which was first published in 2011, compares the region’s economy to peer locations such as Madison, Wisconsin; Raleigh, North Carolina; Provo-Orem, Utah; Des Moines, Iowa; and Austin, Texas.
The University of Arkansas has Sam M. in partnership with the Northwest Arkansas Council. On October 27, the Walton College of Business’s Center for Business and Economic Research will issue its annual report for the Northwest Arkansas region in a public presentation. Fayetteville Hilton Garden Inn
Mervin Jebaraj, the center’s director, will discuss new economic data for the nation, Arkansas, and Northwest Arkansas; the Federal Reserve’s current monetary policy; inflation; the lingering effects of the pandemic; Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; and future possible effects of the Inflation Reduction Act recently passed by Congress.
About the Northwest Arkansas Council: The Northwest Arkansas Council, founded in 1990 by Sam Walton, J.B. Hunt, Don Tyson, and numerous other corporate leaders, serves as a regional convener for economic and communal activities. The Council excels at identifying difficulties and pushing solutions to improve the Northwest Arkansas region’s prosperity. Work to increase quality of life, recruit talent, strengthen the region’s workforce, generate job opportunities, upgrade infrastructure, and keep up with the region’s outstanding growth are among the key goals.
About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas, as the state’s flagship institution, offers a globally competitive education in over 200 academic disciplines. The University of Arkansas, founded in 1871, contributes more than $2.2 billion to the Arkansas economy through the teaching of new information and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activities, and training for professional specialties. The Carnegie Foundation ranks the University of Alberta as one of the few colleges and institutions in the United States with the greatest degree of research activity. The University of Alberta is ranked among the top public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Arkansas Research News looks at how the University of Arkansas is working to make the world a better place.