Tucson's GDP growth of 3.6% in 2018 outpaced the nation, according to the MAP Dashboard, a project of the Economic and Business Research Center at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management.
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David joined the Star in 1997, after working as a consumer and business reporter in Phoenix for more than a decade. A graduate of Ohio University, he has covered most business beats focusing on technology, defense and utilities. He has won several awards.