February 6, 2012

Phoenix growth in health and education jobs among fastest in nation


The Phoenix metro area has posted the nation’s second-highest rate of job growth in the private education and health services sector since the end of the recession, according to a new report…As for the growth in Phoenix’s health services, jobs have increased in recent years as the sector played catch-up to the area’s population growth, said Lee McPheters, a professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University…McPheters said Phoenix “is moving towards being known as a medical center,” noting the growth of the Mayo Clinic in the area and the University of Arizona’s expansion of its downtown Phoenix medical campus.

Cronkite News, by Salvador Rodriguez, 02/03/2012

Tags: Arizona State University, job growth, Lee MePheters, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, University of Arizona, W. P. Carey School of Business

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