On Friday, December 6, The University of Arizona Eller College of Management hosts its 2019 Economic Outlook Luncheon at the Westin La Paloma Resort, located at 3800 E. Sunrise Drive. The luncheon event takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m.
This year’s Economic Outlook Luncheon will include insights into the future for the local, state, national and global economies by keynote speakers Hammond and Jim Glassman, managing director and head economist of Commercial Banking for JP Morgan Chase. The speakers will answer questions such as:
What is driving gains across specific sectors?
Can manufacturing continue to grow?
Will retail job losses continue and, if so, what does that mean for retail sales?
Hammond brings a wealth of experience in state and local econometric forecasting and regional economic analysis and wide-ranging academic research interests.
A specialist in econometric forecasting for more than 20 years, he has designed, built and used economic models to produce more than 100 forecasts for state and local economies and completed more than 50 regional economic studies on topics including economic and workforce development, energy forecasting and the impact of higher education on human capital accumulation.
In his role at JP Morgan Chase, Glassman offers market insights to help clients better understand the changing economy and its impact on their business. He publishes independent research on the principal forces shaping the economy and financial markets and is routinely cited in the financial media, where he is also a frequent commentator on economic policy issues.
Cost is $85 per person. Continuing education credit is available for Accountancy and Finance. Attendees may register at www.eller.arizona.edu/outlook/2019. For more information, participants may call 520-621-2900 or email [email protected] more, visit www.eller.arizona.edu.