2019 update and outlook for Arizona, greater Phoenix, and Western Region

Job growth is fueling a strong Valley economy, according to ASU's economist Lee McPheters, who shared his forecast at the 55th annual Economic Forecast Luncheon.

Arizona’s economy is very strong, fueled by job creation and personal income gains — and that good news should last through 2019, according to Arizona State University’s economic outlook expert.

In this post on ASU Now on Nov. 29, 2018:

“2018, as we predicted, was a year of solid growth and it looks like we have solid momentum here in Arizona going into 2019.&nbsp

Lee McPheters, research professor of economics and director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center

Listen to McPheters' entire 2019 outlook for Arizona at the 55th annual Economic Forecast Luncheon on Nov. 28, 2018. Also, hear expert answers to audience questions at the end of the podcast from McPheters, John H. Cochrane, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, and W. P. Carey Professor of Economics Bart Hobijn.


Follow along with McPheters' slides:

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