Benefits From Improving Educational Attainment in Arizona (PDF), August 2012
Discusses the individual and community benefits associated with educational attainment and reviews the educational attainment of Arizonans. Assesses the public policies necessary to enhance attainment and estimates the economic benefits from an increase in attainment.
The Economic Base of Arizona, Metropolitan Phoenix, Metropolitan Tucson, the Balance of the State, and Chandler (PDF), June 2012
The economic base in 2009 and the change in the base between 2001 and 2009 are examined. The data are available from three Excel files:
Arizona, Metro Phoenix, Metro Tucson and Balance of State, 2009
Arizona and Chandler, 2001-09 Change
Ensuring That Arizona State Government's Budget Stabilization Fund Serves Its Purpose (PDF), June 2012
Simulates the functioning of the budget stabilization fund under differing specifications and presents recommendations to improve the operation of the fund.
An Assessment of Arizona's Economic Competitiveness (PDF), May 2012
A summary of Arizona's competitiveness position following legislative actions in 2011 and 2012.