Each day in 2017, the six Arizona border ports facilitated close to 70,000 crossings of people coming in passenger vehicles or on foot from Mexico.
The benchmarked employment data produced quarterly by EBRC (available exclusively for Forecasting Project sponsors) anticipated that Arizona’s job growth in 2017 would be revised upward significant
EBRC’s rolling benchmark data, available only to Forecasting Project sponsors, suggested that Phoenix’s nonfarm payroll employment data for 2017 would be revised up.
Based on the EBRC rolling benchmark data, available only to Forecasting Project sponsors, I expected Tucson’s nonfarm payroll employment data for 2017 to be revised up significantly.
Nations, states, and local areas that concentrate on just a few industries are perceived to be riskier than better balanced regions. This makes good common sense.