Arizona sees big drop in jobless rate to 6.9%

ASU economics expert says the state could gain 50,000 jobs this year.

Cheapest car insurance in Arizona

An ASU economics expert discusses whether it's fair for insurance companies to set higher premiums based on demographics.

Inaugural Student Economics Association Alumni Banquet celebrates 48 years

The inaugural event, which the department hopes to continue going forward, was a chance to celebrate the past and present of the economics department, and the support available to students and alums.

Changes in inflation by city

An ASU economics expert says most of today's inflation can be attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hobbs releases plan to increase teacher, school staff pay with Prop. 123 renewal

ASU economists helped prepare a report about the state's land trust fund for Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs.

Macroeconomic researcher wins Blue Chip forecasting award

Michael Cosgrove to share 2024 predictions and accept the Lawrence R. Klein Award at the March 6 event in New York.

Economic Roundtable 2023

An ASU economics expert reflects on the 2023 economy.

Will 'revenge travel' end in 2024?

Student loan repayments, high interest rates, and smaller savings may contribute to a decrease in leisure travel, says an ASU economics expert.

'A weird spot': Economy is on solid footing despite widespread anxiety, experts say

ASU and industry experts speculated on the coming year's inflation and unemployment rates during the 60th Annual ASU-PNC Bank Economic Forecast Luncheon.

The history — and future — of the defense industry in Arizona

An ASU economist discusses how Arizona's climate and affordable land shaped the state's defense equipment industry.