Dr. Michael Pakko, chief economist and state economic forecaster with the Arkansas Economic Development Institute

UA Little Rock economists to discuss state, local economic forecast

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host the Little Rock Regional Economic Briefing Thursday, Nov. 12.

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AEDI creates new COVID-19 Initiative to track virus’s social and economic impact on Arkansas

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has developed an interactive COVID-19 data dashboard that tracks the social and economic impact of COVID-19 on Arkansas.

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UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock receives $300,000 grant to create statewide economic recovery plan

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The two-year project will include the creation of an economic recovery plan as well as the development of a history of the economic impact of COVID-19 on the state.

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Dr. Michael Pakko, chief economist and state economic forecaster with the Arkansas Economic Development Institute

UA Little Rock economists to discuss state, local economic forecast

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Research Bank of St. Louis will host a briefing on the Little Rock region’s economic development Thursday, Nov. 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock economists to discuss state, local economic forecast”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

Arkansas Economic Development Institute to train budding business leaders to boost economic development in four-state area

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will teach leadership skills to up and coming regional leaders in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana through a new institute designed to promote economic development in the four-state region.  Continue reading “Arkansas Economic Development Institute to train budding business leaders to boost economic development in four-state area”