Economics students receive dedicated tutoring from peer leaders

The W. P. Carey School of Business is pleased to announce the Undergraduate Economics Instructional Scholars (UEIS) for Fall 2022 — current students who are nominated by professors to serve as tutors for 300-level and 400-level economics courses.

Americans brace for economic reports, as concern of 'recession' grows

An ASU economist says the latest economic reports point to a recession or at least back-to-back quarters of negative gross domestic product.

ASU economist talks inflation and interest rates

Inflation is continuing to surge throughout the economy with record-high gas prices and skyrocketing food costs. Inflation rose 9.1% in June 2022. What is causing such high inflation?

For many in Arizona, back to work does not mean back to the office

An ASU economist says the types of jobs available in a state affect the ability to telework. Arizona has recently experienced steady growth in the tech industry, where remote working was ubiquitous even before the pandemic.

What's fueling Arizona's high gas prices?

Dennis Hoffman, director of the L. William Seidman Research Institute and director of ASU’s Office of the University Economist, shares why our state is one of the most expensive spots in the country to buy gas.

How relocating Americans created new inflation hot spots

Phoenix is one of the inflation hot spots that has seen an influx of new residents.

Inflation in Phoenix is highest in US: Here's how much extra you're paying for groceries, gas, and more

Being No. 1 is typically a good thing, but not when it comes to food, housing, transportation, and gas. Metro Phoenix has led all large cities in inflation since February.

Inflation in metro Phoenix rises again; region stays No. 1 for highest rate in the country

The fuel-price spike was exacerbated by declines in private energy investments in recent years, including fuel-distribution networks in the West, explains Dennis Hoffman, director of ASU’s Office of the University Economist.

As inflation hits 8.5% nationally, it's even higher in Arizona. Here's what to know

How high is inflation in Arizona? Who, or what is to blame for it? An ASU economist answers, citing sharp housing price hikes around metro Phoenix and high gasoline prices.

U.S. inflation rose at fastest rate in 40 years, Valley grew even faster

The last time inflation was this high was in 1981, and the solution then was a severe tightening of credit that tipped the economy into recession, according to an ASU economist.