Course ID: EU

Return of the Economist

The presentation will address all of the factors that have helped produce a 50-year low in unemployment, record stock prices, and a rush of consumer spending. It will also address many of the risks that have formed over 11 years of economic expansion, and speculate upon the economy’s short-term and long-term future.


Learning Objectives

  • Gain a broad understanding of the risks that threaten the current U.S economic expansion, helping to better prepare organizations for negative economic outcomes
  • Understand and identify key dynamics in the U.S. labor market, allowing for better management of hiring and staffing costs
  • Gain a deeper understanding of regional economic dynamics and demographic trends, helping to identify potential expansion opportunities

Major Topics

Overview of Global and US Economies

  • Performance of the global economy
  • Performance of the US economy relative to the global economy
  • Which segments of the US economy are doing well and which ones are not
  • US labor markets
  • How all of the above will impact the economic environment in the US and the overall health of the real estate market in the US

Overview of Maryland Economy

  • Performance of the Maryland economy as compared to other states
  • Which segments of the state’s economy are doing well and which ones are not
  • Maryland labor markets
  • How all of the above will impact the overall health of the real estate market in Maryland

Conclusion

  • Outlook for the global, national and local economy and sources of uncertainty including monetary policy/interest rates, budgetary policy, Affordable Care Act, geopolitics
  • Questions and answers

Advanced Preparations

None


Who Should Attend

Key organizational decision-makers


Fields of Study

Economics

Prerequisites

Updated yearly; No specific prerequisites; An overarching objective is to present information in a manner that is accessible to people of diverse backgrounds.


Provider

Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits

4.0

Level

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