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Arizona Jobs Outlook Appears Positive for 2017

According to economists, 2016 was the year Arizona finally recovered the 300,000-plus jobs it lost during the Great Recession; this was one of the last states to do that.

So, what does 2017 hold? The W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU sought answers today at its annual economic forecast.

Lee McPheters, research professor of Economics at the Carey School, was one of the presenters. McPheters explains what the job outlook for Arizona over the next 6 to 12 months.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.