Will Trump policies help or hurt Arizona economy? Experts weigh in

The Arizona economy is predicted to sustain stable, subtle growth over the next year under the Trump administration, according to our economists.

Lee McPheters, research professor and director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center, gave the local outlook. Dennis Hoffman, economics professor and director of the L. William Seidman Research Institute, shared the national forecast. Mark Stapp, executive director of the Master’s in Real Estate Development program and Fred E. Taylor Professor of Real Estate, discussed where land development is today and where it’s going tomorrow.

In this post published on azcentral.com May 10, 2017:

“You can see we are not projecting any kind of boom here,” said Lee McPheters, a research professor at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and director of the school’s JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center.

McPheters, Hoffman, and Stapp gave their 2017 predictions to the Economic Club of Phoenix at the 11th Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Read more about it. Listen to the economists’ podcasts while you follow along with their slides. And test your economic knowledge.