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Lee McPheters

Research Professor of Economics; W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Lee McPheters is Research Professor of Economics and Director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Dr. McPheters has authored numerous research studies emphasizing issues in regional economic development. His writings on the economy have been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. He has appeared nationally on Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News, and Marketplace on NPR, commenting on the economic outlook.   He edits the “Western Blue Chip Economic Forecast” web site, tracking the economies of the Western states, and the “Job Growth USA” web site analyzing monthly employment growth in states and metro areas.

Dr. McPheters completed his undergraduate studies at San Francisco State University and received his Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He is a member of the American Economic Association, the Western Economic Association, the Western Regional Science Association, and is a past president of the Arizona Economic Roundtable.

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