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2014 State of the Region Report Card

2nd Annual Regional Report Card - Clinton Presidential Center Great Hall
April 30, 2014

Wednesday, Apr. 30 | 7-8:45 a.m.
Clinton Presidential Center
Great Hall
Cost: $85 per person


7:00-7:30 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome/Introduction by Gary Smith, 2014 Chairman
of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce
8:10 a.m. Dr. Jane Wayland, Stephen Harrow Dean of Business, UALR
Remarks/Introduce Jim Youngquist, Executive Director,
Institute for Economic Advancement, UALR
8:15 a.m. Jim Youngquist delivers Regional Report Card
8:40 a.m. Question and Answer Session
8:45 a.m. Adjourn

Dr. Gregory Hamilton, PhD will be available to answer technical questions about the report card following adjournment.
To reserve your spot, please RSVP by Thursday, April 24. Contact Susan Miller at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 501.377.6040, or visit and click the Calendar link.


Mid-South Basic Economic Development Course, March 31-April 3, 2014


Updated the County Population Charts for 1980-2030

Demographic research has updated the County Population Charts for 1980-2030 Time Series using Census Bureau’s population revisions for  2001-2010. These population revisions have also been used in a post evaluation of the forecast accuracy of the 2001-2010  county population projections. A report discussing the findings from this study is now available online.

County Charts of Time Series 1980 - 2030

Download the report


2013 Economic Forecast Presentations

The 2013 Forecast Conference Presentations are now available.


The 1st Annual State of Region Report Card

For the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area

Click here to download the report card

Presented by The Little Rock Regional Chamber & The Institute for Economic Advancement