Spotty job growth said to stymie state

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:51 a.m.

Arkansas employment growth by county, 2010-2016

Arkansas employment growth by county, 2010-2016

Arkansas' low unemployment rate has been better than the U.S. average, but it is unevenly spread across the state, which points to modest economic growth in the near future, the chief economist for the Arkansas Economic Development Institute said Friday.

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