Economic Forecasting Conference WebinarDate: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Time: 9:15 am – 11:55 am
Location: ONLINE via Webex
Price: $75 to $200 range (click here for details)
- Rajeev Dhawan
- Professor & Director
- Economic Forecasting Center
- J. Mack Robinson College of Business
- John Hunt
- MarketNSight & ViaSearch
- Kevin Kliesen
- Research Officer
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- Karsten Jeske
- Retired, Personal Finance Blogger
|9:15 a.m.||Welcome & Housekeeping|
|9:20 a.m.||Words of Welcome||
Gerald D. Gay
|9:25 a.m||Is It 2019 All Over Again?
Despite all of the grim headlines, several key housing metrics have remained remarkably close to 2019, a very good year. What will 2023 hold, and how can the housing industry prepare? John will discuss prices, inventory, and interest rates using the industry's most timely and accurate data.
|9:45 a.m||Some Thoughts on the 2023 Outlook for the Macroeconomy and Monetary Policy
Financial market participants generally believe that inflation will fall sharply in 2023, which will enable the FOMC to pivot to a policy of wait and see (data dependence). Beliefs about the likelihood of a recession in 2023 appear to be more diverse. This talk will discuss some of the macroeconomic and monetary policy themes and considerations that may arise in 2023.
|10:05 a.m.||Early retirement in an uncertain market environment
The Financial Independence, Retire Early, or "FIRE" community received much attention, especially during the pandemic. But inflation, policy uncertainty, and market volatility make the prospect of a safe retirement seem unattainable. How can you still plan for a safe retirement, whether early or traditional, in today's uncertain market environment?
|10:20 a.m.||Q & A for speakers|
|10:45 a.m.||Economic Outlook Update
(Nation & Georgia)
Rajeev Dhawan delivers his keynote presentation on the economic outlook of the United States, Georgia and the Atlanta Metro Region. Join us as he shares his views on the state of the global economy as well as employment and consumption trends and their impact on the industry in Georgia. He will discuss, in particular, the implications for residential and commercial real estate in the Atlanta Metro Region.
|11:45 a.m.||Q & A and Concluding Remarks|