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Little Rock Regional Economic Briefing

Registration for this event is closed.

Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
Time:  7:30-8 a.m. | Breakfast
8-9:45 a.m. | Program
Location: Clinton Presidential Center
Great Hall
1200 President Clinton Ave.
Little Rock, Ark. 72201

Join us as experts give an update on economic conditions and the outlook for the region and the nation.

The Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Institute for Economic Advancement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are hosting the event, which includes speakers from both institutions:

  • Kevin Kliesen, St. Louis Fed research officer and business economist, will discuss national conditions.
  • Charles Gascon, St. Louis Fed regional economist, will give an overview of the state of the Arkansas economy.
  • Michael Pakko, chief economist and state economic forecaster with the institute, will provide an Arkansas forecast.
  • Institute Executive Director Jim Youngquist will moderate a Q&A following the presentations.

The briefing will be of particular interest to business leaders, academics, community development practitioners and others interested in economic conditions.

A hot buffet breakfast will be served. The event is free; however, registration is required by Friday, Nov. 11, as space is limited.

For more information, please contact Julie Kerr at 501-324-8296 or