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Amid strong macro cross-currents, how patient will the Fed be in initiating rate lift-off?  Will Fed Chair Yellen and other policy makers patiently wait to see the “whites of the eyes” of inflation or continue to look through the weak inflation readings given the labor market is heating up?  What impact does the strong dollar have on the trajectory of rate increases?

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Delivery Method: Group—Internet Based
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher-level education
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Gad Levanon, PhD

Gad Levanon, PhD
Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board

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

Kathy Bostjancic

Kathy Bostjancic
Director, U.S. Macro Investor Services
Oxford Economics

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

Prajakta Bhide

Prajakta Bhide
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Prajakta Bhide is a senior economist focusing on the U.S. outlook and labor markets. Previously, Prajakta was the senior U.S. economist for Roubini Global Economics in New York. Prajakta’s research has been quoted in several news outlets including the New York Times, the Wall S...Full Bio

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