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State of NWA Region Report, Quarterly Business Analysis Set for Sept. 30

State of NWA Region Report, Quarterly Business Analysis Set for Sept. 30

Speakers for the event include Mike Harvey, chief operating officer of the Northwest Arkansas Council, and University of Arkansas economist Kathy Deck, director of the university’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

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Kathy Deck Joins St. Louis Fed’s Real Estate Industry Council

Kathy Deck Joins St. Louis Fed’s Real Estate Industry Council

Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, has been named to the Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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Experts Set to Discuss Economy at 22nd Business Forecast Luncheon

Experts Set to Discuss Economy at 22nd Business Forecast Luncheon

Regional, national and international experts will discuss the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world at the 22nd annual Business Forecast luncheon.

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State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Quarterly Business Analysis: Oct. 2

State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Quarterly Business Analysis: Oct. 2

The Center for Business and Economic Research, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release the fifth annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report on Oct. 2.

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Tyson CEO to Speak at Walton Commencement

Tyson CEO to Speak at Walton Commencement

Donnie Smith, president and chief executive officer of Tyson Foods Inc., is the 2015 commencement speaker for the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Quarterly Business Analysis luncheon set for May 8

Quarterly Business Analysis luncheon set for May 8

Kathy Deck’s regular Quarterly Business Analysis luncheon will be Friday, May 8. Deck’s popular sessions feature business highlights of the previous quarter, key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.

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University’s Impact on Arkansas Economy $1.2 Billion

University’s Impact on Arkansas Economy $1.2 Billion

The economic impact of the University of Arkansas on state and local economies has grown from $725 million in 2009 to $1.2 billion in 2014.

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Video: John James: Arkansas Favors the Bold

Video: John James: Arkansas Favors the Bold

John James, founder of Acumen Brands, will be a panelist and moderator Arkansas Business Forecast Luncheon. The Friday, Jan. 30 event is coordinated by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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Experts Set to Discuss Economic Outlook at 21st Business Forecast Luncheon

Experts Set to Discuss Economic Outlook at 21st Business Forecast Luncheon

The event will be held Friday, Jan. 30, at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in the World Trade Center District in Rogers.

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Deck to Discuss State, Northwest Arkansas Economic Trends, Issues

Deck to Discuss State, Northwest Arkansas Economic Trends, Issues

Deck’s popular sessions feature business highlights of the previous quarter, key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.

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