Western Blue Chip Economic Forecast

The Western Blue Chip features economic forecasts by leading analysts from universities, government and the private sector for 12 Western states.   Economic variables include personal income, population, employment, and single family housing.   Individual forecasts and the consensus for the current year and the year ahead are updated during the first week of every month.

Greater Phoenix Blue Chip Forecast

The Greater Phoenix Blue Chip offers forecasts by a panel of experts who track construction and general economic trends for the Phoenix metro area.   The forecast tables and the consensus outlook are updated quarterly.  Construction categories include residential activity along with projections on office, commercial, and industrial space for the current year and the year ahead.   Forecasts for Phoenix income, population, employment, and retail sales are also available.

Job Growth USA

Job Growth USA provides rankings of job creation for states and metropolitan areas, based on the latest available non-agricultural employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Rankings are shown for month-to month (seasonally adjusted) job growth as well as monthly over-the-year (non-seasonally adjusted) and year-to-date changes.  Rankings are available for all 50 states and more than 360 metropolitan areas, arranged by 35 key industry classifications.