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This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy, including the short –term growth forecasts for consumption, investment, labor markets and the aggregate GDP growth.
We will also examine macroeconomic trends in consumer spending and possible transition to stronger growth. Key drivers of the spending outlook include solid employment and confidence gains, better households balance sheet, pent-up demand and continued housing recovery. We will drill down to one sector of the economy, housing, to examine prospects for a higher rentership rate and the implications for on a range of consumer-facing adjacent industries.
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist, and 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 serves as chief economist, North America at The Conference Board. He oversees the labor market program, the U.S forecasting program, and the Help Wanted OnLine© program.
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Louise Keely is a founding member of The Demand Institute and most recently served as President. Louise concurrently serves as an Executive Vice President at Nielsen, one of The Demand Institute’s sponsoring organizations.