The Conference Board Economics Watch®
US/Global Monthly Series I
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National economic growth has slowed to a crawl, which, along with state and local fiscal austerity measures, has dampened regional economic activity. This webcast examines the differing cyclical (short term) and structural (long term) trends across the regions of the United States. The critical sectors driving economic activity at the regional level include manufacturing, real estate, agriculture, natural resources, and technology.
Bart van Ark, Ph.D.
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist & chief strategy officer of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicat... Full Bio
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Gad Levanon is director of macroeconomic research at The Conference Board, where he also leads the labor markets program. He also serves on The Demand Institute™ leadership team.
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Kathy Bostjancic is director for macroeconomic analysis at The Conference Board. A specialist in the U.S. economy and financial markets, she is a member of the team that produces the U.S. economic forecast and global outlook for The Conference Boa... Full Bio