Economist Examines New Arkansas Budget Plans

By Caleb Taylor Gov. Asa Hutchinson proposed biennial budget released last Tuesday contains an early Christmas present for new Arkansans, but does it make larger reforms more difficult?  Hutchinson announced on Nov. 10 that he’d like to cut the top individual income tax rate to 4.9 percent for new residents of the Natural State. He […]

Is Arkansas Prepared for a Recession?

By Caleb Taylor How could Arkansas be better prepared for the next recession? Keep increasing the state’s Long Term Reserve Fund balance and improve its deposit and withdrawal rules, according to UCA Assistant Professor of Economics and ACRE Scholar Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl.  Horpedahl joined Jay Bir of Capitol View on KARK on March 8 to […]