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The fall in house prices and construction activity represents an important barrier to the recovery of Euro Area economic activity. During this webcast, experts from The Conference Board assess the current state of real estate markets in Europe and how their prospects will influence national and regional economic performance.
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
Jean-Claude Manini, The Conference Board’s former Senior Economist in Europe, is now working at a Swiss financial services firm. During his time with The Conference Board he helped analyze macroeconomic and financial conditions in Europe. He also worked with our Business Cycle Indicators te...Full Bio
Michael Ball, Professor of Urban and Property Economics in Henley Business School at the University of Reading, conducts research on housing studies, urban economics, commercial property investment, real estate markets, urban regeneration, land-use planning, urban history and construction economi...Full Bio