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Emerging Trends in Today’s Economy

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Auditorium @ Centennial Hall, Georgia State University
100 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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  • Rajeev Dhawan,
    • Professor & Director,  Economic Forecasting Center
    • J. Mack Robinson College of Business
  • William A. Strauss,
    • Senior Economist and Economic Advisor,  Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Lester Jones,
    • Chief Economist,  National Beer Wholesalers Association
  • Kevin L. Kliesen,
    • Business Economist & Research Officer,  Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Conference Program

8:00 a.m. Registration & Coffee
8:30 a.m. Words of Welcome Todd J. Maurer
Associate Dean
J.Mack Robinson College of Business
8:40 a.m William A. Strauss
Senior Economist and Economic Advisor
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:05 a.m Lester Jones
Chief Economist
National Beer Wholesalers Association
9:30 a.m Kevin L. Kliesen
Business Economist & Research Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
9:55 a.m. Q & A
10:10 a.m. Refreshments Break
10:30 a.m. Reconvene
10:40 a.m. Forecast of the Nation, State and Region
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 industry in Georgia. He will discuss, in particular, the implications for residential and commercial real estate in the Atlanta Metro Region.
Rajeev Dhawan
Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting
& Director
Economic Forecasting Center
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
12:00 p.m. Q & A and Conclusion
12:15 p.m. Light Lunch & Networking