By David Smith
Michael Pakko, AEDI’s chief economist and state forecaster, commented on Arkansas’s June unemployment rate that was released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The comments appeared in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette that discussed the bureau findings. The bureau found that Arkansas’ unemployment rate in June has stayed at 3.8 percent for the fifth-straight month. Click the link below to read what Pakko, and other experts, stated about what this trend means about joblessness and the state’s labor force.