The Conference Board Economics Watch®
US/Global Monthly Series I
National economic growth has slowed to a crawl, which along with state and local fiscal austerity measures has a dampening effect on regional economic activity. We will examine the differing cyclical (short-term) and structural (long-term) trends across the regions of the U.S. The key sectors driving economic activity at regional level include manufacturing, real estate, agriculture, natural resources and technology.
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president and chief economist of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts, as well as indepth global economic... 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