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“Toss the Tea Leaves: 2021 Economic Forecast as COVID Continues” with Brent Meyer
February 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Get an understanding of what will impact the economy in 2021 and the important signposts to watch for key scenarios likely to unfold.
Brent Meyer is one of the best-informed people around in terms of his knowledge of the national economy and of the conditions in the SE region. As a policy adviser and economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, his insights are relied on by Fed colleagues and a national network of business and political contacts. Over the past year, Brent has done an amazing job of sorting through the conflicting data signals emanating from the pandemic.
As head of our Survey Research Center, Brent is also very interested in hearing feedback from business groups such as the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Get ready for an understanding of what will impact the economy in 2021 and the important signposts to watch for as key scenarios unfold.
Want to ask Brent a specific question? Submit your question HERE and Brent will answer it during his presentation.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Brent Meyer is a policy adviser and economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His primary research interests include firm behavior, survey methods, inflation, inflation expectations, macroeconomics, and monetary policy. In addition to providing monetary policy support, Meyer heads up our Economic Survey Research Center (ESRC), is involved in research using our Business Inflation Expectations (BIE), Survey of Business Uncertainty (SBU), and CFO surveys, contributes to the Atlanta Fed’s Inflation Project, and to the Atlanta Fed’s macroblog, which provides commentary on economic topics, including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, and the Southeast economy.
Meyer joined the Bank in 2013 after spending nearly seven years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. There, he served as an economist focusing on, among other things, monetary policy, inflation measurement, and inflation expectations. He started his Fed career as a research assistant. In that role, he contributed to research on macroeconomic trends and the banking and financial sector. Meyer was promoted to an economic analyst in 2007, a senior economic analyst in 2010, and an economist in 2012. Prior to joining the Cleveland Fed, he was a research and teaching assistant at Bowling Green State University.
Meyer earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, and a master’s degree in economics from Bowling Green State University.
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