Wed, Jan 10|
January Monthly Meeting
Sponsors: Insight Engineering and Graybar Featured Speaker: Dr. Michael Pakko - AEDI Chief Economist and State Economic Forecaster Topic: Arkansas Economy Description: Presenting on the state of the 2023 and upcoming economy in Arkansas.
Time & Location
Jan 10, 2024, 11:45 AM
Little Rock, 1700 Centerview Dr, Little Rock, AR 72211, USA
About the event
Dr. Michael Pakko is Chief Economist and State Economic Forecaster at the Arkansas Economic Development Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Pakko received his B.A. from Michigan State University in 1984 and a PhD from the University of Rochester in 1994. Before coming to Little Rock in 2009, Dr. Pakko spent 16 years as a research economist and officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, where he published research on a variety of topics, including international trade, economic growth, macroeconomics, and public policy. In addition to his research and forecasting responsibilities at AEDI – including the annual Arkansas forecast presentation – Dr. Pakko is an adjunct professor at the UALR College of Business and he maintains the Arkansas Economist website.