Summer swoon? Arizona looks to rebuild momentum - fourth quarter 2017 Arizona economic outlook

The Outlook

Arizona’s Fourth Quarter 2017 Update*

By George W. Hammond, Ph.D., Director and Research Professor, EBRC
December 1, 2017


Arizona is generating solid economic growth, outpacing the nation but not keeping up with our own past history. Income gains have been a bit stronger so far this year, likely reflecting the increase in the state’s minimum wage and tighter overall labor markets. Read full economic forecast analysis…

Arizona Economic Forecast Data (Statewide)

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Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale MSA (Maricopa and Pinal Counties) 

Tucson MSA Forecast (Pima County)

*All numbers & analysis are from EBRC’s November 2017 quarterly forecast (next update: March 2017). If  your business or organization requires more in-depth forecast data and analysis, find out about the benefits of joining EBRC’s Forecasting Project.

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