Virtual Town Hall: Economic Forecast with Christopher Thornberg
In partnership with Wells Fargo, the Tahoe Chamber's Virtual Town Hall on Friday May 29th from 11am-12:30pm will discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 and what a bounce back could look like.
This special Town Hall will feature Christopher Thornberg, a nationally respected economic and revenue forecasting expert and a Founding Partner of Beacon Economics, LLC. Dr. Thornberg will provide business owners with a data-driven picture of our economy's future and an opportunity to strategize accordingly.
Discussion Topics Include:
• The impact the shut-down has had and will have on our economy going forward.
• Do the economic models really show the dire recession predictions that we hear about daily?
• What the tourism economy may look like post-shutdown.
Register now: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DmRwqjwcTruifkbxw2BS-A
Attendees will be able to ask questions during this Town Hall webinar. Register is required and space is limited. Register before May 21 to reserve your spot.
Christopher Thornberg founded Beacon Economics LLC in 2006. Under his leadership the firm has become one of the most respected research organizations in California serving public and private sector clients across the United States. In 2015, Dr. Thornberg also became Director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development and an Adjunct Professor at the School.
An expert in economic and revenue forecasting, regional economics, economic policy, and labor and real estate markets, Dr. Thornberg has consulted for private industry, cities, counties, and public agencies. He became nationally known for forecasting the subprime mortgage market crash that began in 2007, and was one of the few economists on record to predict the global economic recession that followed. Dr. Thornberg holds a Ph.D in Business Economics from The Anderson School at UCLA, and a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.