UA Little Rock finance and economics major Josiah Johnson represented a statistical analysis of the spillover effects and general efficacy of small business initiatives in small towns featured in the TV show Small Business Revolution for his project for the Student Research and Creatives Works Expo. Photo by Ben Krain.

Johnson Explores Economic Impact on Towns Featured in ‘Small Business Revolution’

Josiah Johnson, a senior finance and economics major from Sherwood, is researching the impact on small towns that have been nominated for and featured on the TV show “Small Business Revolution.”  Continue reading “Johnson Explores Economic Impact on Towns Featured in ‘Small Business Revolution’”

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Study shows marijuana dispensaries reduce local opioid mortality rates

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor’s research has shown that local access to legal drugs at the county level reduces opioid and heroin-related mortality rates.  Continue reading “Study shows marijuana dispensaries reduce local opioid mortality rates”