economy

Several Arizona Cities Still Hard Hit by Recession

Jul 31, 2014
tucsonaz.gov

A new study shows several of the state’s cities are among the worst in recovering from the recession. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

melltoo.me

The state’s job growth may be slow. But, Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports that a new report shows that is not stopping the folks who do have jobs from spending money.

rawstory.com

New figures today show the state’s jobless rate dropped a little bit last month. But, Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports that’s hardly sign of a health economy.

pando.com

A top state economist predicted today that job growth here will be stagnant for the rest of the year. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

State Unemployment Drops Amid Mixed Economic Outlook

Mar 27, 2014
azcentral.com

The state’s jobless rate dropped by two-tenths of a point last month. But, Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports the economic outlook is far more mixed.

Arizona Population Growth Equals Economic Recovery

Dec 5, 2013
Slate.com

A panel of economists said Wednesday they believe the state’s economic future appears to be a chicken-and-egg situation. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

State's Joblesss Rate Up Slightly

Jan 17, 2013

New figures from the Department of Administration put the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December at 7.9 percent. That's up a tenth of a point from November.

Car Sales Up in AZ

Jan 3, 2013

Car sales are up across the country and Arizona is no exception.

Housing Starts in AZ Up

Nov 20, 2012
Rishichhibber

Housing starts across the country are at their highest annual rate since 2008.

Thanksgiver Dinner Cheaper This Year

Nov 14, 2012
Alcinoe

It's going to be a bit cheaper to feed the hungry horde around your Thanksgiving table this year -- and a lot cheaper if you're into organic.

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