In addition to the cber.co forecast, the following organizations have an established record for providing credible forecasts of the state economy.
Other Colorado Forecasts
Colorado Legislative Council Quarterly Update. The bi-partisan CLC has consistently provided an accurate economic forecast of the state economy. It includes revenue, employment, and regional outlooks.
Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting. OSPB produces a quarterly forecast of the state economy that usually paints a slightly different picture than the outlook produced by CLC. As well it includes revenue, employment, and regional outlooks.
Southern Colorado Economic Forum. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has produced a Southern Colorado Economic Forecast since 1997, with an emphasis on Colorado Springs.
2017 Colorado Economic Forecasts
cber.co (released in early January 2017
57,000 to 63,000 jobs
Real GDP 2.2% to 2.4%.
The Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting (December, 2016)
Real GDP 2.3%
Colorado Legislative Council (December, 2016)
Real GDP 2.4%
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (October, 2016)
Real GDP 2.2%