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Program and Presentations

The University of Michigan’s

69th Annual Economic Outlook Conference

will be held virtually on November 18–19, 2021

*subject to change

November 18, 2021 8:45AM-1:15PM (ET)

The National & Global Outlook for 2022-2023

  • The U.S. Economic Outlook for 2022-2023, by Daniil Manaenkov
  • The COVID-19 Pandemic: What Is the Endgame, and When Will We Get There? By Joseph Eisenberg, Professor, Epidemiology and, Professor, Global Public Health,  School of Public Health, University of Michigan  
  • Inflation Trends During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic, by Rob Cage, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Prices and Price Indexes, Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor
  • The 2020 Decennial Census: What Have We Learned about the Country? by Ron Jarmin, Acting Director, US Census Bureau
  • The Outlook for the Housing Sector, by Daryl Fairweather, Chief Economist, Redfin
  • Panel Discussion I: the U.S. Economic Outlook

November 19, 2021 8:45AM-1PM (ET)

Session II: The Regional Economic Outlook for 2022–2023

  • The Michigan Economic Outlook for 2022-2023, by Gabriel Ehrlich
  • State and Local Government Tax Revenues: Will the Boom Continue? By Richard Auxier, Senior Policy Associate, Urban Institute
  • Tracking Weekly State-Level Economic Conditions, by Eric Sims, Professor and Dept. Chair, Michael P. Grace II Collegiate Chair, Dept. of Economics, University of Notre Dame
  • The Long-Lived Cyclicality of the Labor Force Participation Rate, by Joshua Montes, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank
  • Panel Discussion I: Local Economic Trends
  • Panel Discussion II: the Outlook for the Auto Industry, with
    • Kristin Dziczek, Senior Vice President - Research, Center for Automotive Research
    • Elaine Buckberg, Chief Economist, General Motors
    • Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist, Cox Automotive