October 11, 2017 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00] | (1 hr) | Time Zone Converter

National labor market and consumption data often miss critical state and regional stories that may influence business strategy. As the recent hurricanes in Florida and Texas illustrated, firms serve consumers and conduct operations in specific locations. Labor market conditions are tightening nationally but to different degrees at a more micro level. Consumption indicators to exhibit substantial regional variation that can help influence where sales growth will come from.  

Join our panel of experts who will help you discover:

  • The differences among U.S. states and regions
  • How consumption may develop in particular locales; and
  • How national trends are playing out in key markets

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Brian Schaitkin

Brian Schaitkin
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Brian Schaitkin is a Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies in the...Full Bio

Frank Steemers

Frank Steemers
Associate Economist
The Conference Board

Frank Steemers is an Associate Economist at The Conference Board and mainly involved in the analysis of the United States labor market. Based in New York he conducts statistical and descriptive analysis and provides content and discussion points for senior researchers. He is one of the primary re...Full Bio

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Gad Levanon, Ph.D. (Host)
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board

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.

Levanon create...Full Bio

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