News Releases

News Releases

January 14, 2011

The final numbers are in, and it appears the Phoenix-area housing market saw an overall slowdown in activity for 2010. However, the rate of foreclosures went up. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University offers year-end analysis and some overwhelming statistics.

January 12, 2011

We all want more "bang for the buck," thanks to the rough economy. When it comes to getting an MBA degree to advance your career, Bloomberg Businessweek is releasing its rankings for the best values in the world. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks among the Top 20 full-time MBA programs globally and the Top 10 in the United States.

December 23, 2010

Congress just passed the first major food safety measure in the United States in more than 60 years. Given the recent and frequent deadly foodborne-illness outbreaks, this is welcome news to many Americans. A food safety expert with the W. P. Carey School of Business is breaking down the main points of the measure, explaining how it will affect consumers when it comes to both safety and costs.

December 15, 2010

New reports show the Phoenix-area housing market is back on a downward slide, while the commercial real estate market finally seems to have leveled off. The new residential and commercial reports both come from the W. P. Carey School of Business, and the commercial study predicts some positive movement in 2011.

December 10, 2010

Things are really slowing down in the Phoenix-area housing market. The Valley of the Sun just experienced its lowest levels of foreclosures and overall resale activity in more than a year. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the new numbers and questions why this is happening.

December 1, 2010

Both the Arizona and U.S. economies are on upward trends, and we'll finally start seeing some significant improvement in 2011. That's the consensus from top economic experts who spoke at the 47th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon, co-sponsored by Arizona State University's W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase. More than 1,000 people attended the popular event at the Phoenix Convention Center.

November 29, 2010

It's official: The Phoenix-area housing market appears to be experiencing a new downward trend. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University confirms a year-over-year decrease in home prices for the third month in a row. The new dip follows a year of relative stability and may get worse.

November 22, 2010

Americans have become more and more concerned with the idea of using cleaner energy sources and creating new jobs through the use of solar energy. A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University takes a closer look at which states might benefit the most both from generating solar energy and from consuming that energy. These are believed to be the first state rankings of their kind.

November 17, 2010

Despite talk of economic recovery in the United States, many people here in Arizona are still wondering when we'll finally see some significant improvement. Top experts on both the U.S. and Arizona economies will present their forecasts for 2011 at the Valley's largest and most trusted economic-forecasting event. The 47th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon, co-sponsored by the Department of Economics at Arizona State University's W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase, will be held Dec. 1.

November 15, 2010

Foreclosure-related activity continues to dominate the Phoenix-area housing market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows 65 percent of the recorded existing-home transactions last month were either foreclosures or the resales of previously foreclosed-on properties.

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