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Arizona Economic Outlook

Still Looking for a Higher Gear: First Quarter 2014 Forecast Update

By George W. Hammond, Ph.D.
EBRC Director and Eller Research Professor

March 1, 2014

According to the latest preliminary data, the Arizona economy weakened during the second half of 2013, with decelerating job growth and housing activity. Overall, the state added 50,900 jobs in 2013, which translates into a growth rate of 2.1%, the same as in 2012...

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* numbers & analysis from EBR's February 2014 quarterly forecast (next update: June 2014)

Selected economic forecast numbers for Arizona, Phoenix and Tucson Metros

In tables below, click on any series title to graph.

If you need more detailed economic forecast data for Arizona and its communities, learn about the advantages to your organization of membership in EBR's Forecasting Project.

For further information on The Forecasting Project, please contact Dr. George Hammond.

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