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Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Center for Business & Economic Research

Located in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, the Center provides applied economic and business research to federal, state, and local government, as well as to businesses currently operating or those that desire to operate in the state of Arkansas. The Center further works to improve the economic opportunities of all Arkansans by conducting policy research in the public interest. Learn more...

Quarterly Business Analysis

Quarterly Business Analysis

The Center for Business and Economic Research, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release the sixth annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report at a luncheon event on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at the Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors Event Center at 314 N. Goad Springs Road in Lowell, Arkansas. The cost for the program and luncheon is $40. Preregistration is required, and the deadline is Monday, Sept. 26.

Register here for the luncheon or call 479-575-4151.

Arkansas Business Forecast

Cathy Deck

Coordinated by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, the event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in the World Trade Center District in Rogers. The Business Forecast Program included information about regional, national and international economic forecasts.

Business Forecast Video 2016
NWA Region

2015 NWA State of the Region Report

Kathy Deck, Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, and Danny Games, Deputy Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, spoke about regional economic trends and issues the Northwest Arkansas Region and the surrounding areas at the Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon.

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