Arizona Economic Outlook Analysis and Data

Arizona Hits the Accelerator 

Fourth Quarter 2018 Economic Outlook Update

By George W. Hammond, Ph.D., Director and Research Professor, EBRC
December 1, 2018

With accelerating gains, the Arizona economy is set to carry significant momentum into the new year. State job growth hit 3.0% over the year in the third quarter, which was well above the national rate of 1.7% and was the fastest pace in two years.  Read full forecast article...

*numbers are from EBRC's November 2018 quarterly forecast (next forecast update: March 2019)

Arizona Forecast (Statewide) 
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Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale MSA (Maricopa and Pinal Counties)

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Tucson MSA Forecast (Pima County)

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