Given the swift rise in interest rates, the resiliency of the U.S. economy continues to surprise on the upside with consumers offering an undeterred engine of growth. How long can consumers pull the weight given rising headwinds? Is a soft landing possible? What’s in store for the economy in 2024? Colorado economist Kate Watkins will explore trends to watch in the year ahead, both for Colorado and the nation.
Lunch is included. The event will also be streamed live via the Zoom platform for all registered participants. This webinar qualifies for 1.20 CRC Continuing Education Units. This is a luncheon event that you won’t want to miss. The registration deadline is December 4, 2023. Reserve your spot today!
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Kate Watkins is the President and Chief Economist for Bright Fox Analytics, an economic and data analysis consulting firm dedicated to helping businesses, nonprofits, and governments navigate the evolving economic and policy landscape. Kate has over 16 years of experience in applied economics, serving as the chief economist for Colorado’s state legislature, as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and as an economic consultant in the private sector. Kate holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University, with research concentrations in economic sociology, and an MA in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration from the University of Denver. Kate is a long-standing member and the current Vice President of the Denver Association of Business Economists.
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