Mervyn Jabaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, highlights the latest economic data and financial news that impact local, state and national businesses.
The Center for Business and Economic Studies at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, in partnership with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release its annual Northwest Arkansas Region Report at an official public presentation on Oct. 27 at the Hilton Gardens in Fayetteville.
It was first published in In 2011, the report measured the local economy in comparison to peer regions such as Madison, Wisconsin. Raleigh, North Carolina; Provo-Orem, Utah; Des Moines, Iowa; and Austin, Texas.
Along with updates from the Northwest Arkansas Council, Mervyn Jabaraj, director of the Center for Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas, will discuss new economic data for the state. current monetary policy of the Federal Reserve; Inflation: The lasting effects of the epidemic; Russian invasion of Ukraine; The potential future impact of the inflation-reducing legislation recently passed by Congress.
The event will begin at 11:45 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville. Registration and networking begins at 11 a.m., where attendees can network with other Northwest Arkansas community leaders before the 11:45 a.m. program, which will last 75 minutes, including time for questions and answers.
The cost of the luncheon is $50. Pre-registration is required by Friday, October 21st.
Register online to purchase single tickets or tables using a credit card. For other registration options, call 479-575-4151.
For more information, visit the Center for Business and Economic Research’s Quarterly Business Analysis website.
About the Northwest Arkansas Council: Founded in 1990 by Sam Walton, JB Hunt, Don Tyson and many other business leaders, the Northwest Arkansas Council serves as the regional focal point for economic and community initiatives. The Council excels in identifying challenges and advocating solutions to improve the prosperity of the Northwest Arkansas region. Key initiatives are to enhance the quality of life, attract talent, improve the region’s workforce, create jobs, improve infrastructure and sustain the region’s remarkable growth. For more information, visit https://www.nwacouncil.org/.
About the University of Arkansas: As the flagship institution of Arkansas, the U of A offers an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. In the year Founded in 1871, U of A contributes more than $2.2 billion to the Arkansas economy through education in new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and career development, research and innovation, and training in professional fields. The Carnegie Foundation ranks U of A among the few American colleges and universities with high research activity. US News and World Report The U ranks among the top public universities in the nation. See how the U of A is working to build a better world in Arkansas Research News.