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US economic growth has gradually slowed over the last year but now appears to be holding up fairly well, especially when compared to other advanced economies. Following widespread fears about a looming recession, the future appears somewhat brighter. However, ample risks to US growth await us in 2020.
During our December program, our economists will review the major US economic trends in 2019, share their thoughts about what lies ahead in 2020, and explore some of the primary opportunities and threats to US growth on the horizon.
Join our experts to discover:
- The key drivers of US economic growth in 2019 and what we expect to see in 2020;
- Why the risk of a US recession is declining; and
- The key threats to and opportunities for US growth in the near future.
Who Should Attend: Business executives with an interest in learning more about the state of the US economy
Gad Levanon, PhD
Gad Levanon is Vice President, Labor Markets for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic ind...Full Bio
Frank Steemers is an Associate Economist at The Conference Board and his expertise is primarily in the analysis of the labor market in the US and other mature economies. Based in New York, he conducts statistical and descriptive analyses and contributes to labor market whitepapers, blogs, webcast...Full Bio
Erik Lundh is a senior economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research on geoeconomics, international trade, and global value chains. Lundh previously worked for Evercore I...Full Bio