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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, 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 indicators and growth forecasts and in-depth global econo...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Gad Levanon is managing director of macroeconomic and labor market research at The Conference Board. He oversees the labor market program, the U.S forecasting program, and the Help Wanted OnLine© program.
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