Report finds strengths, persistent weaknesses in Northwest Arkansas economy

Posted: October 4, 2017 at 1:07 a.m.

Northwest Arkansans are creating jobs and businesses at a healthy clip and are more educated than in recent years, according to a University of Arkansas report released Tuesday.

At a glance

State of the Northwest Arkansas Region

The University of Arkansas’ annual report compares Northwest Arkansas to other economically vibrant metropolitan areas:

• Austin-Round Rock, Texas

• Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

• Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.

• Madison, Wis.

• Raleigh, N.C.

To find the full State of the Northwest Arkansas Region report, click here.

Source: University of Arkansas Center for Business and Economic Research

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