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  • KUAF: NWA sees steady rise in per capita personal income
  • KATV: Benton County see s largest wage gains in US, average weekly wages at $1197
  • Talkbusines & Politics: Benton County sees largest wage gains in US, average weekly wages at $1197
  • ArkansasOnline: 2 Northwest Arkansas towns in shadow of big poultry plant
  • Talk Business & Politics: Report: U.S. consumers have paid at least $905 million tab due to trade tariffs
  • Northwest Arkansas Council: Our Latest Reports
  • 40/29tv: Northwest Arkansas looking to grow entrepreneurship in region
  • Talk Business & Politics: Austin firm outlines plan for future growth in Northwest Arkansas
  • KNWA: Northwest Arkansas Region Report released
  • KUAF: An Economic Update
  • Business Times: China Economy Remains Unshaken By Latest US Tariff Rates
  • Mervin Jebaraj 10.27.19: UA Walton College economist Mervin Jebaraj discusses the impact that tariffs are having on the Chinese economy
  • Talk Business and Politics: Economist: U.S. tariffs not hurting Chinese economy as expected
  • 5NewsOnline: Economist: U.S. tariffs not hurting Chinese economy as expected
  • ArkansasOnline: Town spends to fix sewer woes
  • Talk Business and Politics: Economist Metro areas largely supporting Arkansas' record low unemployment rate
  • Times Record: We Are the River Valley: Manufacturing and Jobs
  • ArkansasOnline: Census: 45.8% of state rents burdensome
  • KNWA: Nearly half of Arkansas renters spend more than a third of their income on housing, according to statistics
  • Talk Business and Politics: CBER to release 8th State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report
  • Northwest Arkansas Council: Studies to be shared at annual event on November 5
  • Talk Business and Politics: Summit panel discusses operating in downtown Fort Smith
  • University of Arkansas Newswire: State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Business Analysis Set for Nov. 5
  • Arkansas Online: State's jobless rate stays put at 3.4%
  • Talk Business & Politics: Northwest Arkansas residents report high quality of life
  • Talk Business & Politics: Skyline Reports commercial vacancy rises, multifamily vacancy falls in Northwest Arkansas
  • ArkansasOnline: Multifamily vacancies drop in NW Arkansas
  • ArkansasOnline: Wheel-maker to cut 250 jobs in state
  • ArkansasOnline: Razorback Greenway continues to connect Northwest Arkansas communities
  • ArkansasOnline: Report concludes friends, family draw more to Northwest Arkansas NWA job opportunities rank
  • 5newsonline: UA economist says tariffs, less global coordination hurting efforts to avoid recession
  • KATV: UA economist says tariffs, less global coordination hurting efforts to avoid recession
  • UA Walton College of Business economist Mervin Jebaraj weighs in on the economy, tariffs, a potential recession, and the Feds
  • Arkansas Business: Mervin Jebaraj-40 under 40
  • Talk Business & Politics: UA economist says tariffs, less global coordination hurting efforts to avoid recession
  • Talk Business & Politics: Skyline Report: Home sales in NWA up 7%; lot inventory down in first half of 2019
  • Talk Business & Politics: Developer completes land deal for 350,000 SF student housing project in Fayetteville
  • Arkansas Business: Skyline Report shows home sales, average prices up in northwest Arkansas
  • ArkansasOnline: NWA Arkansas home prices hit highs
  • KNWA: A CLOSER LOOK: 5 surprising Chinese imports that are tariffed
  • KNWA: Trade War impacts to your wallet
  • NWAOnline: Rogers seeks to adapt zoning to 'tiny home' trend
  • NWAOnline: Tariff wars cost about $800 per U.S. household
  • NWAOnline: DOUG THOMPSON_A report from the trade front Tariff wars cost about $800 per U.S. household
  • ArkansasOnline: Unemployment rate in state dips to 3.4%
  • KUARK: UA professor recommends financial planning for possible recession
  • Harrison Daily: Men of distinction
  • Talk Business and Politics: Class of 2019 FORTY UNDER 40
  • KUAF: Deficits, Unemployment and Soccer
  • KNWA: A CLOSER LOOK: Arkansas minimum wage compared to proposed federal wage increase
  • 40/29 News: ADEQ sets deadline for Bethel Heights' wastewater plan
  • Talk Business and Politics: UA economist discusses low unemployment, rising deficits and pay equity
  • ArkansasOnline: Jobless rate falls in   state to 3.5%, lowest on record
  • 40/29 News: Local reaction to USWNT's push for equal pay
  • KUAF: Midyear Economic Check-In With Mervin Jebaraj
  • Talk Business and Politics: Economist Mervin Jebaraj on student debt, medical debt and the growing income imbalance
  • ArkansasOnline: City U plans multifamily housing in Bentonville core
  • Talk Business & Politics: Talk Business & Politics unveils its '20 for 20′ anniversary lineup
  • Arkansas Online: Records show state allowed years of violations in Bethel Heights
  • Arkansas Online: Bentonville apartment complex to include 375 units
  • CNN: Walmart's Arkansas hometown has become a tech hub
  • Arkansas Business: Mervin Jebaraj 40 Under 40 Honorees
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: Mervin Jebaraj appointed to St. Louis Federal Reserve Council seat
  • Arkansas Online: New   water service denied to Bethel Heights at state's request
  • 5News: Slowing U.S. economy, home prices biggest threats to Northwest Arkansas growth
  • Talk Business & Politics: Slowing U.S. economy, home prices biggest threats to Northwest Arkansas growth
  • NWAOnline: Northwest Arkansas economy stays healthy through April, analysis finds
  • Arkansas Business: 40 Under 40-Announcing the 2019 Honorees
  • NWAOnline: Population change in Arkansas, 2010-2018
  • Talk Business and Politics: NWA sales tax revenue dips again in May
  • NWAOnline: Rural-urban shift continuing in Arkansas, latest census data show
  • NWAOnline: State unemployment falls in April
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: CBER Presenting Quarterly Business Analysis in May
  • Arkansas Online: Major investment coming for early childhood education in Northwest Arkansas
  • ArkansasOnline:Trucking family to fund kids programs
  • WholeHogSports: Like 'an Alabama football weekend': Multiple spring events have UA staff stretched thin in May
  • Arkansas Business: UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: Jebaraj to Serve on National Economics Board
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: May 2019: From our editor: Planting our flag
  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Community Development Advisory Council
  • UANews: Jebaraj Selected For Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Advisory Council
  • As it Happens April 29, 2019: UA Walton College economist Mervin Jebaraj analyzes population shifts in Arkansas from newly released Census data
  • Talk Business & Politics: Economist: Data shows NWA accounts for 87% of state population growth this decade
  • Russellville Courier: State jobless rate falls to 3.7% in March after gains
  • Bradenton Herald: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • NWAOnline: State's jobless rate drops to 3.7%
  • The Washington Times: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • ArkansasOnline: State's jobless rate drops to 3.7%
  • OzarkRadioNews.com: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • The State: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • USA News: Arkansas Unemployment Falls to 3.7% in March After Job Gains
  • The Sacramento Bee: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • APNews: Arkansas Unemployment Falls to 3.7% in March After Job Gains
  • 5NewsOnline: Arkansas Unemployment Falls to 3.7% In March After Job Gains
  • The Wichata Eagle: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • The Tribune: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • LedgerEnquirer.com: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • Raleigh News & Observer: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains
  • The News and Observer: Arkansas unemployment falls to 3.7% in March after job gains :
  • Talk Business & Politics: Fort Smith metro population up 0.6% since 2010, Sebastian County up1.6%
  • NWADG: Region's growth trend continues
  • Talk Business & Politics: Northwest Arkansas population growth softens to 2% in 2018, area dips to 27th fastest growing metro
  • NWAOnline: Population of state's NW region increases
  • NWAOnline: Northwest Arkansas' economic growth boosts sales tax revenue
  • Arkansas Business: UA's CBER to host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16
  • Waltontoday.uark.edu: Quarterly Business Analysis set for May 16 in Fayetteville
  • NWAOnline: Bentonville's tax filers lead US in dividend gains
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: CBER presenting Quarterly Business Analysis in May
  • News.uark.edu: Qarterly Business Analysis Luncheon Set for May 16 in Fayetteville
  • ArkansasOnline: NW Arkansas lags in arts, study shows
  • KUAF: Ozarks at large for Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • KUAF: Trying to predict a future recession
  • ArkansasOnline: Northwest Arkansas' economic growth boosts sales tax revenue
  • Talk Business & Politics: Economist: Yield curve inversion has been true, but new factors may complicate its accuracy
  • Arkansas Business: Skyline Report: Office space vacancy rate hits all-time low
  • Talk Business & Politics: It's easier than you think
  • ArkansasOnline: Offices vacancy rate low in region, warehouses rise in NW Arkansas
  • Talk Business & Politics: Vacancy rate rises in commercial real estate market in Northwest Arkansas, office vacancy falls
  • ArkansasOnline: State's jobless rate holds in January
  • NWAOnline: $2M gift supports business startups
  • Talk Business & Politics: Economist: Mixed bag in 4Q earnings suggests slower 2019 economy
  • Arkansas Business & Politics: Residential Report Highlights 2H 2018
  • Talk Business and Politics: Economist: Mised bag in 4Q earnings suggests slower 2019 economy
  • KNWA: NWA building permits highest recorded in 12 years, according to report
  • Arkansas Online: NW Arkansas building permits rise
  • Arvest Bank: Skyline Report: Building permits highest recorded since 2006
  • Arkansas Business: Skyline Report: More permits issued, home prices continue to rise
  • Talk Business & Politics: Skyline Report: home prices rise, apartment vacancy falls
  • Arkansas Online: Vote to give facility its day in court
  • Talk Business and Politics: Economic impact of University of Arkansas only the tip of the iceberg
  • KUAF: Economic Impact of university triples
  • The Economic Impact of the University of Arkansas executive summary and full report
  • NWA Council: University of Arkansas Economic impact wells to $2.2 billion a year
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: Officials detail University of Arkansas' economic impact on state
  • NWAOnline: Gasoline prices' rise in Arkansas, nationally tied to oil costs, cold weather
  • Arkansas Online NW: Gasoline prices' rise tied to oil costs, cold weather
  • NWAOnline: UA adds $2.2 billion to economy, report says
  • UA Arkansas Newswire: Economic impact report shows U of A feeds $2.2 billion into state economy
  • ArkansasOnline: UA adds $2.2 billion report says
  • Arkansas Business: Report: UA's Economic Impact Grew to $2.2B in 2018
  • Talk Business & Politics: University of Arkansas system delivers $2.2 billion economic boon to state's economy, report says
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: Officials detail University of Arkansas' economic impact on state
  • 40/29tv.com: University of Arkansas highlights $2.2B economic impact growth in new report
  • 5newsonline.com: Economic impact report shows UA feeds $2.2 billion into state economy
  • Arkansas Business:  Arkansas big 3 metros power state growth
  • Talk Business & Politics: Home buying forecast: Trends to know
  • Talk Business & Politics: Trade concerns, opiod crisis, lack of R&D investment seen as risks to economic growth
  • Talk Business & Politics: Arkansas manufacturing sector faces dearth of skilled workers with tight labor pool, low unemployment
  • NWAOnline:Northwest Arkansas economy outpaces others
  • Talk Business & Politics: Executive Roundtable: Laura Landreaux, Mervin Jebaraj and Randy Zook
  • ArkansasOnline: Arkansas Life magazine appeals for new subscribers
  • 5 News:  Arkansas minimum wage increases
  • ArkansasOnline: Springdale considers regulations for food trucks
  • Arkansas Democrat Gazette NW: Sewer system installation completed
  • NWA Democrat Gazette: Sewer system 'best-kept secret'
  • Talk Business & Politics: Arkansas population growth continues in 2018 with 11,000 new residents
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: Fuel for the Arkansas Economy
  • NWArkansas Democrat-Gazette NW: Springdale's northwest area prepared for development
  • Arkansas Money & Politics: Experts Set to Speak at 25th Annual Business Forecast Luncheon
  • University of Arkansas Newswire: Experts set to discuss economy at 25th Business Forecast Luncheon
  • NWAOnline: Arkansas improves its rate of degrees,  state still lagging U.S., neighbors
  • ArkansasOnline: Debt, high rent, low wages stall homeownership across U.S. and in Arkansas
  • Arkansas Online: Building in west Little Rock sells for more than $9m
  • : NWA population tide pours into bedroom communities
  • NWAOnline: Jobless rate 3.5% as Arkansas trend holds
  • Arkansas Online: Black Friday remains a thing, but not as big
  • Arkansas Business: Farmers without borders-Arkansas exporters applaud USMCA, Trump's 'new NAFTA'