News Releases

News Releases

June 9, 2010

Foreclosures as a share of the overall Phoenix-area resale-housing market activity are declining. The latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University explains the number of foreclosures has gone down from 40 percent of the market's recorded activity in March to 33 percent in May. However, will the drops continue?

May 27, 2010

For the first time in three years, Phoenix-area housing prices are showing an overall year-over-year increase for the market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business contains positive news for Valley homeowners, who have been waiting for relief from dropping home values.

May 25, 2010

People are especially interested in saving money at the grocery store now, due to the rough economy. Most know that buying the store brand or private label, also known as the "generic brand," can save you cash. However, a new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University suggests the simple presence of the store brand can save you money, even if you don't buy it.

May 19, 2010

Small business owners can learn how to make the most of this time of economic recovery. Top professors from the W. P. Carey School of Business will teach classes for the owners of small and diverse local businesses at the school's third annual Small Business Leadership Academy. Salt River Project (SRP) is co-sponsor of this innovative academy, the first program of its kind in the western United States.

May 12, 2010

Phoenix-area housing prices have consistently gone up every month this year, despite tough economic times. The latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University confirms the median single-family home price in the Valley has steadily increased. However, it's unclear whether the momentum will continue. 

May 10, 2010

A record number of students -- more than 2,000 -- will graduate from the nationally ranked W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University this week. Appropriately, the speaker at this year's undergraduate convocation ceremony will be W. P. Carey School of Business alumnus Aaron Matos, chief executive officer and founder of the popular employment website Jobing.com. He will speak to the students about their future in this tough post-recession job market.

April 30, 2010

Most Americans will likely have their health information turned into electronic medical records over the next decade. A large chunk of federal stimulus money is being used for this effort aimed at improving patient care and reducing medical errors. However, a new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows there are some real negatives that come with the positives of electronic medical records.

April 27, 2010

The Phoenix-area housing market has finally reached an important milestone. Preliminary numbers show the first year-over-year increase in Valley home prices happened last month for both the lower end of the market and the foreclosure segment of the market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals this development, after almost three years of negative numbers. The report also introduces a new index to track Phoenix-area commercial real estate.

April 22, 2010

Arizona is still three to four years away from a full economic recovery, according to top economic experts from the W. P. Carey School of Business and the Arizona Governor's Office. About 200 people heard the new state and national forecasts today at the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon sponsored by the Economic Club of Phoenix. 

April 19, 2010

The high school students of today will become the business leaders of tomorrow. That's why the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is announcing a new, free program to help educate some of Arizona's best and brightest high school students. The Fleischer Scholars Program will be offered to select traditionally underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students during the summer between their junior and senior years. High school counselors and teachers across the state are encouraged to help identify good candidates to apply.

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