Arizona Economic Outlook
Desert Bloom? Arizona’s Economy Seeks its Place in the Sun: First Quarter 2015 Forecast Update
By George W. Hammond, Ph.D.
EBRC Director and Eller Research Professor
March 1, 2014
Sluggish gains in Arizona employment, income, and retail sales continued in the fourth quarter of 2014. Overall, the state is growing at rates that are in the neighborhood of the nation, but that are well below our own past history. What is holding the state back?
* numbers & analysis from EBRc's February 2015 quarterly forecast (next update: June 2015)
Selected economic forecast numbers for Arizona, Phoenix and Tucson Metros
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