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Commentary by EBR economic experts is often featured in the local, regional, and national press. Below is a sampling of news articles containing EBR research and/or commentary.

2014

State economic growth slow but steady, experts say
AZ Week – May 9, 2014

Q&A with Dr. George Hammond, new Eller EBRC Director
Inside Tucson Business – January 17, 2014

Respected UA economic forecaster Marshall Vest retires
Inside Tucson Business – January 16, 2014

2013

We’re back to enjoying ice cream, says UA economist
Inside Tucson Business – June 7, 2013

Tucson to be ‘hung over’ another year, experts say
Arizona Daily Star – June 6, 2013

U.S. cuts affect Arizona budget outlook
Arizona Republic – Apr 11, 2013

State on improving jobs trend, analyst says
Arizona Republic – March 18, 2013

Arizona bucks the national trend on wages gender gap
Verde Independent – Jan 24, 2013

More likely moved out than into AZ in recent years
Arizona Daily Star – Jan 5, 2013

2012

Economy is improving, really ... it’s news
Inside Tucson Business - December 14, 2012

Tucson’s economy is improving: next year you might even feel it
Inside Tucson Business - December 14, 2012

Census: AZ saw small net influx of people in 2011
Arizona Daily Star – December 11, 2012

Temporary jobs hint Arizona is on rebound
Arizona Republic – December 6, 2012

Arizona’s September retail sales underwhelming
Arizona Daily Star - December 5, 2012

For president, it's a question of the economy
Arizona Republic - November 7, 2012

Mexican visitors spending big at Phoenix-area store
Phoenix Business Journal - July 20, 2012

Tourists spend mucho dinero in Yuma County
Yuma Sun - June 30, 2012

WVU economist Hammond moves to Arizona
The State Journal - June 29, 2012

Economic 'gardens' bloom in Sahuarita
Arizona Daily Star - June 1, 2012

Gov’t employers dominate here, but strapped budgets show
Arizona Daily Star – Star 200, April 29, 2012

Housing affordability on the rise
Arizona Wildcat – April 20, 2012

2011

Economic forecasts find little reason for optimism
Arizona Daily Star : June 4, 2011
Census paints a bleak picture of Arizona housing
Ahwatukee Foothills News : May 11, 2011
S. AZ consensus: we need science-based jobs
Arizona Daily Star : April 3, 2011
Pima falls short of 1M people
Arizona Daily Star : March 11, 2011
Arizona progress report: setbacks undercut advances
Arizona Republic : February 19, 2011
Count may show Pima population under 1M
Arizona Daily Star : February 9, 2011
Copper mining sees new AZ momentum
Arizona Daily Star : January 2, 2011

2010

Mexican shoppers return
Arizona Daily Star : December 24, 2010
Growing AZ gaining 9th seat in US House
Arizona Daily Star : December 22, 2010
Arizona, Tucson has headwinds slowing recovery
Inside Tucson Business : December 17, 2010
Experts detail how tax plan would help Arizona economy
Arizona Republic : December 8, 2010
Arizona sales-tax hike hasn't dampened spending
Arizona Republic : September 7, 2010
Arizona sees drop in legal Mexican visitors
Arizona Republic : August 6, 2010
Reports on activity show gain in Arizona economy
Arizona Republic : June 27, 2010
Any recovery will be slow, 2 UA economists predict
Arizona Daily Star : June 10, 2010
Economist: recession over in Arizona
Arizona Republic : April 19, 2010
A needed increase in taxes won't hurt Arizona's economy
Arizona Daily Star : February 9, 2010
Realtors ready to fight Washington "tooth and nail"
Inside Tucson Business : February 1, 2010
Study: Arizona second most at-risk for financial collapse
Inside Tucson Business : February 1, 2010

 

2009

AZ economic forecast is a somber one
Arizona Daily Star : December 12, 2009
We must recognize border benefits as well as problems
The Arizona Republic : November 15, 2009
Arizona economists say recovery will be gradual
Associated Press : October 23, 2009
Experts: Recession over, but state may lag nation
The Arizona Republic : October 18, 2009
State's jobless rate dips, but school employment falls
The Arizona Republic : September 18, 2009
Checking in with Three States in Budget Limbo
NPR : September 15, 2009 : With Audio
Construction that Fueled Growth in the Sun Belt Slows
The New York Times : August 27, 2009
Housing crisis relenting in Phoenix
Marketplace : August 21, 2009 : With Audio
Some see signs of life in AZ home sales
Arizona Daily Star : May 13, 2009
Mexican shoppers add $1B to Tucson economy
Tucson Citizen : May 12, 2009
Forecast: Ariz. will loses tens of thousands of jobs
The Arizona Republic : May 1, 2009
Economists: Arizona is in for long recovery
East Valley Tribune : April 2, 2009
Arizona's budget deficit next year is $2.93 billion
The Arizona Republic : April 1, 2009
Jobs picture looks darker than official stats indicate
Arizona Daily Star : March 22, 2009
Tucson 'hooked on drug' of growth
Arizona Daily Star : March 15, 2009

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2008

Recession started earlier, and will last longer in Arizona
Inside Tucson Business : December 15, 2008
Tucson can expect to see credit get even tighter
Arizona Daily Star : September 30, 2008
Tucson's economic growth high in 2006, not so rosy now
Tucson Citizen : September 26, 2008
More trouble ahead for state, experts say
The Arizona Republic : September 25, 2008
Encouraging signs in Tucson housing
Arizona Daily Star : August 13, 2008
How inflation eats into your paycheck
Arizona Daily Star : May 18, 2008
Rays of hope penetrating economic gloom and doom
Arizona Daily Star : May 18, 2008
Arizona is now in a recession
The Arizona Republic : May 9, 2008
Summer job market a lean one for teens
Tucson Citizen : April 15, 2008
Arizona bitten by reliance on housing
The Arizona Republic : April 6, 2008
AZ leaders grim on economy
Tucson Citizen : April 1, 2008
Spring training's impact exceeds economic numbers
Arizona Daily Star : March 20, 2008
Housing undercuts overall job growth
Arizona Daily Star : March 16, 2008
Home price median here below $200K
Arizona Daily Star : March 12, 2008
Astronomy Economic Impact — $250 million in 2006
Arizona Illustrated  |  Video : March 6, 2008
Study: Illegal immigration costs US border counties millions
International Herald Tribune : March 5, 2008
Will state lose its role as astronomy leader?
The Arizona Republic : March 2, 2008
After housing bust, hard times in Arizona
Christian Science Monitor : February 25, 2008
Tighter economy here calls for planning, not panic
Tucson Citizen : January 23, 2008
Tax rebates would help Arizona, experts say
The Arizona Republic : January 19, 2008
Economists offer contrasting views of AZ future
East Valley Tribune : January 16, 2008
State's title as capital of astronomy is eroding
Arizona Daily Star : January 13, 2008

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