Top experts on U.S. and Arizona economies will present their forecasts for 2011 at the 47th annual Economic Forecast Luncheon on Dec. 1. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the event at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Topics to be addressed this year include unemployment, real estate prices and the volatile stock market, according to a news release.
Speakers will include: Lee McPheters, research professor and director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center at the W. P. Carey School of Business; Joel L. Naroff, president of Naroff Economic Advisors, recipient of the 2008 Lawrence R. Klein Award for economic-forecasting accuracy, Bloomberg Business News' 2008 forecaster of the year, and MSNBC.com's 2006 forecaster of the year; James Glassman, managing director and senior economist for JPMorgan Chase & Co.; and Elliott D. Pollack, chief executive officer of Elliott D. Pollack and Company, a Scottsdale-based economic and real estate consulting firm.
The luncheon will be from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center South Ballroom. Admission is $85 per person. Proceeds support student scholarships, faculty research, and other academic and professional activities in the Department of Economics through the W. P. Carey School of Business.