Professor of Economics Dennis Hoffman kicked off the first Economic Club of Phoenix event of the 2020-21 season with updates on the latest evolving economic situations affecting Arizona and beyond.

Official wage statistics are being distorted by the unbalanced lay-offs of low-wage workers. Research by Professor of Economics Bart Hobijn provides a useful method to adjust for this, looking only at the growth in median wages for workers continuously employed.

There may be good news for Arizona, as the state has a track record of outperforming the rest of the country on the job front, according to Professor of Economics Dennis Hoffman.

Girish Rishi of Blue Yonder to keynote virtual season kickoff of the Economic Club of Phoenix, hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Nearly half of pre-pandemic workers traveled daily to their job in August, according to the Dallas Fed’s Real Time Population Survey, a research effort by Professor of Economics Alexander Bick and his co-authors.