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Michael A Varley

Publications & Resources

  • Metro Profile: A Tale of Four Cities: Widespread Growth in Northwest Arkansas

    January 2015 | Regional Economist

    Home to Walmart and several other large companies, this region has experienced unusually strong growth in population and income over the past half-century. Although the area was not immune to the Great Recession, Northwest Arkansas could be on the verge of another spurt, given that its economy often follows that of the U.S. business cycle, now in an upswing.