University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon

The Quarterly Business Analysis program builds networks of leaders from business, academic and governmental sectors in the region while addressing business highlights of the previous quarter, key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.

  

Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon

Mervin Jebaraj, Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will present the Quarterly Business Analysis on

Friday, May 27, 2022.

Quarterly Business Analysis Speakers

“The program will take a look at new economic data for the nation, Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas, inflation and the Federal Reserve’s change in monetary policy stance, the effect of yield curve inversions and the lingering effects of the pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine,” Jebaraj said. “As the national and state economy grows through these challenges,  timely economic information is vital to good business and policy decision making.”

 

Mervin Jebaraj

Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 1325 North Palak Drive in Fayetteville. Attendees will be able to network with other Northwest Arkansas community leaders before the program begins at 12:00 p.m. The program lasts for approximately 60 minutes, including time for questions and answers. The cost of the luncheon program is $50. For additional information, visit the Quarterly Business Analysis website. 

Register  To Attend 

 

To register using a credit card, please use the register to attend button, above. For other registration options, please call 479-575-4151. Preregistration by Friday, May 20, is required. We hope to see you on Friday, May 27, 2022 for an informative event.

The Quarterly Business Analysis program builds networks of leaders from business, academic and governmental sectors in the region while addressing business highlights of the previous quarter, key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.

   

State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Business Analysis Set for Oct. 27 

U of A economist joined by Northwest Arkansas Council CEO Nelson Peacock to discuss economic trends and efforts to address housing affordability in the region.

The Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release the tenth yearly State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report on Oct. 27

The State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report, first published in 2011, will be shared during a Zoom webinar beginning at 11:30 a.m. Registration in advance is required for the event. 

 

State of Northwest Arkansas Region Report Release and Quarterly Business Analysis Speakers

Mervin Jebaraj, the center’s director, will outline the economic highlights in the State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report and will report on economic data and insights regarding regional housing affordability and the continued impacts of the pandemic.

The State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report is viewed as one of the best measures of the area’s economy, comparing that to peer regions such as Madison, Wis.; Raleigh, N.C.; Provo-Orem, Utah; Des Moines, Iowa; and Austin, Texas.

Northwest Arkansas Council President and Chief Executive Officer Nelson Peacock will give an update on efforts of the workforce housing center announced earlier this year to address housing affordability in the region. Through unique collaboration with community partners, the center is working to develop a strategic plan specific to housing needs and priorities. It will promote housing development in proximity to job centers, lifestyle amenities, downtowns, bus stops, and bicycle and pedestrian trails.

Register Free Here 

 

Registration is free. The deadline for pre-registration is Tuesday, Oct. 26. Register at http://cber.uark.edu/.