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May 30, 2023

Experts: Arizona economy could be hit hard if default is in our stars

If the U.S. defaults on its debt, it would not be good news for anyone, but economists say it would be particularly bad news for Arizona.

May 12, 2014

Arizona would benefit by staying off Comedy Central, experts say

What’s the best way to boost the Arizona economy? Stop getting mentioned on “The Daily Show.” At least that’s the consensus of three economists from Arizona State University.

Feb 17, 2014

Millennials bring uncertainty to recovering real estate market

Arizona’s youngest adults are punctuating the state’s real estate recovery with question marks. As industry experts tout gradual increases in home values and sales since the end of the Great Recession, habits and preferences of Millennials born after 1980 are a growing concern.

Dec 4, 2013

Arizona economy improves, but faces another year of subpar growth

Arizona’s economy continues to perform well relative to other states, but financial experts predicted another year of slow growth and recovery from the recession.

Sep 19, 2013

Phoenix to begin phasing out ‘emergency’ sales tax on food

The nation’s sixth-largest city is ready to begin phasing out an “emergency” sales tax on food that was added in 2010 to address a massive budget deficit.

Aug 20, 2012

Rebuilding after the collapse

In 2006, Arizona-based Fulton Homes opened Fulton Ranch in Chandler, a 520-acre upscale, master-planned community. That was the height of the residential housing boom and high demand justified the financial risk.

Aug 6, 2012

Today’s Arizona encompasses lots of Cs

While Arizona’s legendary 5 Cs together claim a smaller piece of the state’s economic pie, their historical significance remains.

May 15, 2012

ASU economists: Arizona is slowly recovering

Arizona’s economy is picking up, albeit full recovery is still a few years away, economists from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business said at a forum today.

Mar 5, 2012

Capitol Quotes: March 2, 2012

This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.

Dec 7, 2011

Arizona slogs toward economic rebound

The good news is the prospects for Arizona’s economy remain strong.

The bad news is when compared to previous recoveries it will take quite a long time to get there.

May 11, 2011

BCS decision on Fiesta Bowl brings sigh of relief

Phoenix-area hotel and nightclub operators that rely on the Fiesta Bowl to bring in millions of dollars a year in revenue breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after the announcement that the game will remain a part of the Bowl Championship Series.

May 5, 2011

Economist: Arizona will add 300,000 jobs by 2015

Good news: economists are predicting an economic boost in Arizona. Bad news: real recovery isn't on the horizon until 2015.