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A history of the Shreveport-Bossier economy

*Edited from a summary of the Shreveport-Bossier MSA’s history as provided from the Louisiana Economic Outlook produced by Dr. Loren Scott

Economist: Shreveport-Bossier economy may boom

A state economist says Shreveport-Bossier is expected to emerge from the darkness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but not for several years.

Scott: Not all economic challenges are COVID-related

COVID-19 was not kind to Shreveport-Bossier’s economy, but the pandemic's effects were magnified by several key losses, says a state economist.

The Report: Economic downtown led by services sector

An economist says the state, let alone Shreveport-Bossier, will not recover this year from the massive economic downturn caused by the...

Ronpak Inc. found a successful home in Shreveport-Bossier

Christine Rambo | NLEP As a leading manufacturer of custom-printed paper bags and food wraps, Ronpak Inc. faced an...

Despite COVID-19 capital improvements coming to port

Special to BIZ. Magazine 2020 has been a year full of surprises. A pandemic essentially shut down the economy....

Specht: Progress is about emerging from ‘The Dip’

In 2007, business and marketing guru Seth Godin wrote a little book titled, “The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When...

Johnson: Flexibility leads to economic growth in Bossier

As we all continue the work to make Bossier a great place to live, work, play and learn, we only need to...

Guice: COVID-19 has fostered innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic has required innovative work from Louisiana Tech University’s faculty and staff to deliver quality academic programs and co-curricular activities...

Clark: The only constant during a year like 2020 is change

Back in the early nineties, when I was the Dean of the College of Business at LSUS, I oversaw the installation of...