We spend much of our lives thinking about money. Do we have enough cash in our pocket to buy a snack? How do we fund a big idea? What's "the number" for a comfortable retirement? Alumni and professors guide us with their financial principles on earning, investing, and spending.

Autumn 2018

In the news

Hear from top business leaders from some of the world’s most influential companies

The Economic Club of Phoenix announces the 2018-2019 luncheon speaker lineup.

A new study links air pollution with Alzheimer’s

Environmental Protection Agency regulations have decreased pollutants we breathe. All the progress is about to be lost.

Air pollution may cause dementia, researchers find

A new study by professors of economics has linked breathing dirty air to developing Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers warn a common air pollutant is a driver of dementia

Pollution, even at levels considered safe under Environmental Protection Agency standards, are connected to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease in old age, according to new research.

We’re just learning how exposure to air pollution degrades our brains

New research by economics professors Jonathan Ketcham, Kelly Bishop, and Nicolai Kuminoff found that increased, incremental exposure to fine particles called PM2.5 over the course of a decade increases the chances of a dementia diagnosis.