2016 Economic Conditions and Forecast
in the Virtual Learning Center
Presenter: Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D.
By the end of the session, attendees will:
- Gain an understanding of the health of the current economy and the economic forecast for 2016.
- Learn that even though the deficit is improving; serious long-term problems will remain.
- Gain knowledge on how to follow economic changes by analyzing data.
Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Chief Economist, GraphsandLaughs, LLC
Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun, relevant and educational. He earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Masters and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg, a former Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C., is the creator of the multifamily stock index (the first nationally recognized index to track the total return of public firms principally involved in the ownership and management of apartments), the author of more than eighty-five articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, hedge funds and investment advisory groups. He has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, often as keynote speaker. Dr. Eisenberg has been invited to testify before lawmakers and is often asked to comment on proposed legislation. His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg, Businessweek, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and many other publications. He is a regularly featured guest on cable news programs, talk and public radio, writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70 word commentary on the economy that is available at econ70.com.