COLLEGE DIRECTORY     :    VISIT ELLER    :    LOG IN     EBRC facebook     EBRC Twitter
Eller College of Management
Eller College Home > EBR > The Forecasting Project
Economic and Business Research Center
Current Indicators          Arizona's Economy          Economic Forecast

Arizona Economic Outlook

Arizona’s 30-Year Outlook: Bigger, Richer….Slower

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

September 1, 2015

Arizona job growth softened in the second quarter compared to its rapid first quarter pace. According to our internal benchmark estimates, the state added almost 59,000 jobs in the second quarter, over the year. That translated into 2.3% growth, down from 2.7% in the first quarter, but faster than the national rate in the second quarter of 2.2%.

Read full article.

*numbers & analysis from EBRC's August 2015 quarterly forecast. EBRC's Augustforecast is always our annual 30-year long-run forecast horizon. (Next forecast update: November 2015.)

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.

| More