Economic Forecast Breakfast: Return of the Economist: COVID-19 Economic Update
Join us for the our Economic Forecast Breakfast with Anirban Basu! The Economic Forecast Breakfast in November invites area economists to share their overview of economic conditions and pressing business issues as well as look ahead to the coming year in business.
COVID-19 has rocked what had appeared to be a nearly invincible economy; one associated with substantial job growth, multi-decade lows in unemployment, sturdy compensation increases, robust retail sales, low inflation, and strong financial market performance. Underneath that strong performance, however, was a set of fragilities that have been exposed by the pandemic. This webinar speaks to our current economic circumstances, how difficult things are likely to become over the foreseeable future, and the contours of the brisk recovery to come thereafter.
Anirban is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm in Baltimore. Anirban serves as the chief economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and as chief economic adviser to the Construction Financial Management Association. In 2007 and then again in 2016, Mr. Basu was selected by the Daily Record newspaper as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.
This event will be provided through a webcast via Zoom. Please enter emails when registering yourself and others. Registration will close at 5pm on Tuesday, November 17th. Details for the zoom webinar will be emailed on Tuesday, November 17th at 5:05pm.