2020 Forecast Conference – November 12, 2020

Little Rock Regional Economic Briefing – 2020 Thanks to all the participants and presenters at this years Regional Economic Briefing on November 12. Use the links below to download copies of the presentation slides. Kevin Kliesen, Outlook for the U.S. Economy Carlos...

2016 Arkansas Economic Forecast Presentation

Dr. Michael Pakko will present his annual forecast for the state’s economy on the morning of Wednesday, November 16 at a Little Rock Regional Economic Briefing, hosted jointly by The Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Institute...

This Year’s “Forecasting a Revision of History”

One of the more upbeat prognostications from the 2012 Arkansas Economic Forecast Conference was the prediction that revisions to the employment data will ultimately show much stronger job growth in Arkansas than reported in the currently-published data.  Due to the...

Updated Forecasts for 2012 and 2013

At the Arkansas State University Economic Outlook Conference today, we presented revised and updated forecasts for some key economic indicators for the Arkansas economy.  At the time that the original forecasts were complied in late October 2011, data for some series...

Expected Employment Revisions – 2011

News coverage of the Arkansas Economic Forecast Conference featured the forecast of an “expected future revision of history.”  Just as in 2009, it appears likely that the annual benchmark revision of payroll employment data will include sharply lower...

Arkansas Economic Forecast Conference – November 2

The 2011 Arkansas Economic Forecast Conference is only one week away.  This year’s conference features the national outlook from Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America.  A panel of speakers will address specific areas of...
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