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What should you expect from the economy in 2019 and beyond? Where are we in the business cycle and which key leading indicators should you use to help your business make the right decisions at the right time?
The 2019 Denver Economic Forecast focused on changing industry and consumer trends, business to business activity, tax reform, trade, inflation, interest rates and more. The 2019 economic experts, MDEDC's chief economist Patty Silverstein and the Senior Consulting Advisor for ITR Economics Alex Chausovsky, will share information on how you can take advantage of current economic data and trends to make informed decisions about the year ahead.
For additional information, or to view video segments from this year's event, please click on the links below:
|View the Full Event Webcast Recording|
|Bruce Alexander's Post Event Interview|
|Alex Chausovsky’s Post Event Interview|
|Patricia Silverstein’s Post Event Interview|
|What are the three most important things businesses should do this year?|
Patricia Silverstein is the president of Development Research Partners, a Jefferson County, Colorado–based real estate analysis and economic development research company founded in 1994. Ms. Silverstein’s expertise is in economic research and economic development, including industry cluster studies and strategic economic development planning. She has extensive experience in preparing economic impact and fiscal impact analysis for community development purposes. In addition, she serves as the consulting chief economist for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. In these roles, she compiles, interprets, and forecasts economic and demographic data for the Denver metropolitan area and performs in-depth research on issues and proposed developments impacting the region.
Ms. Silverstein received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Ms. Silverstein is active in a number of business and professional organizations, including chair of the manufacturing committee of the University of Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum, and member of the Governor’s Revenue Estimating Advisory Committee, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), the Economic Development Council of Colorado, and the Denver Association of Business Economists.
Alex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and Consultant at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends. He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.
Alex regularly delivers keynote addresses at leading industry events to rave reviews. His charisma, engaging personality and refreshing demeanor on stage always surpass the audience's expectations.
His extensive consulting expertise is greatly valued by management teams of companies both large and small. ITR Economics' clients rely on his input when developing strategic plans for the future, as he helps them plan for risk conditions and find areas of opportunity.