A special edition of Southern Arizona's news magazine features a panel of economic advisors and other thought leaders on "The State of Arizona's Economy." Panelists scheduled for this special include University of Arizona Economists Marshall J. Vest and Gerald Swanson. Arizona Illustrated host Bill Buckmaster is joined by Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly to query panelist about the current financial condition of one of the fastest growing states in the union. Marshall J. Vest is director of the Economic and Business Research Center at the University of Arizona. Vest is considered an authority on Arizona's economy and has consulted both the Governor and Arizona lawmakers on economic issues. Gerald Swanson is professor of economics, the Thomas R. Brown Chair in Economic Education at the UA Eller College of Management.