The Conference Board Economics Watch®
In addition to our regular outlook on the U.S. and global economies this webcast will include a special focus on the revival in consumer borrowing and examine whether the rebound is a healthy development or does it bode poorly for the consumer and the economy? We will examine what type of debt consumers are more comfortable accumulating and how willing are banks to extend different types of loans.
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
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