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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
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist, and chief strategy officer at 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 indicators and growth forecasts as well as in-depth globa...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Gad Levanon is chief economist, North America 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 indicat...Full Bio
Kathy has extensive experience providing insightful global economic and financial market analysis and forecasts to institutional and retail investors and Fortune 500 business leaders and professionals. She has a deep understanding of U.S. monetary and fiscal policy and its impact on the economy a...Full Bio