Economic Outlook Center
The JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center is ASU’s principal economic forecasting unit.
Established in 1986, the Economic Outlook Center informs individuals and corporations about the likely future course of business and economic events, thereby enhancing decision-making.
Led by Dr. Lee McPheters, current offerings include:
- Western Blue Chip Economic Forecast, providing consensus projections from leading economists about conditions in the twelve Western states
- Greater Phoenix Blue Chip, providing consensus projections from leading economists about conditions in the Metropolitan Phoenix area
- Covid-19 and the Economy Dashboard for Arizona and Maricopa County.
To access the latest forecasts and rankings, please click on a link above.
Dr. McPheters’ 57th annual forecast for Arizona, Greater Phoenix, and the Western States, published on December 1, 2020, is available here.