U.S. and the World Economy: Will They Shift Foward?
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Thursday, October 2, 2008 - William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The current state of the U.S. and world economy has been a major concern to many and has impacted numerous specialty aftermarket businesses. William Strauss has been with the Chicago Fed since 1982; his primary responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy. His research paper topics include analyses of the manufacturing sector, the auto sector, the Midwest regional economy, the trade-weighted dollar, business cycles and Federal Reserve payments operations. Particpate in William's presentation and you will: get a better understanding of the the current state of the U.S. economy; its future outlook; and the primary risks facing the overall health of the system.