Media Relations

May 5, 2017

2017 Economic Outlook Luncheon

Dennis Hoffman, Lee McPheters, and Mark Stapp address the Phoenix economy in 2018.

How will President Donald Trump’s economic views impact Arizona? Join us for the Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon, presented by the Economic Club of Phoenix. Find out the effects of the new minimum wage law on Arizona job creation, learn where unemployment is lowest around the Valley, real estate trends, and take a look at the industries driving Arizona’s economic growth at mid-year 2017.


Professor Dennis Hoffman, Research Professor Lee McPheters, and Executive Director Mark Stapp from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business will address all the big issues and provide your first look at the greater Phoenix economy in 2018.


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

From 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.


JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

5350 E. Marriott Dr.

Phoenix, AZ 85054

•Media can get one-on-one interviews starting at 10:00am until 11:30am in Desert Conference Suite FIVE

•Luncheon will go from 11:30am to 1:30pm in the Wildflower Ballroom

Please RSVP if you plan to attend by calling of emailing Rebecca Ferriter at:

(310) 871-9041

About the W. P. Carey School of Business

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the top ranked and largest business schools in the United States. The school is internationally regarded for its research productivity and its distinguished faculty members, including a Nobel Prize winner. Students come from more than 100 countries and include over 50 National Merit Scholars.

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