AEDI Creates New COVID-19 Initiative to Track Virus’s Social and Economic Impact on Arkansas

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has developed an interactive COVID-19 data dashboard that tracks the social and economic impact of COVID-19 on Arkansas. The dashboard will provide Arkansans access to timely and relevant information on how the virus affects their employment, mental health, food security, […]

UAFS Touts $142M Economic Impact in Sebastian County, says Independent Study

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is a substantial academic and economic powerhouse in its region, supporting an estimated $142.7 million economic impact to Sebastian County in 2019, according to an independent study released today.    The university, which contributes more than 1,400 jobs and $55.4 million in labor income to the regional economy, enrolls […]