Economics

How long will airlines keep middle seats open? It's unknown, just like the recovery. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic go beyond airlines, restaurants, and rental car companies.

According to Professor of Economics Dan Silverman, economic uncertainty is one of the main problems when it comes to restarting economic growth. So, what happens if another round of government aid never comes to fruition?

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.