Metro Area Employment & Unemployment – December 2023

This week we received the final metro area employment report covering 2023. For the month of December, unemployment rates were generally higher across the state, while changes in payroll employment were mixed. As shown the table below, the change in unemployment rates...

Arkansas Employment and Unemployment – December 2023

The state employment report for December continued to show that the labor market was weakening toward the end of the year, with the unemployment rate increasing for the fifth consecutive month. From a longer-term perspective, however, the weakness toward the end of...
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