A Quarterly Economic Update with Dr. Bruce Yandle

Mar 21, 2019Mar 22, 2019


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Registration and Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Presentation and Discussion: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Capitol Visitor Center, SVC-201-00 First St NE Washington, DC 20515

Event Speakers

Bruce Yandle

Distinguished Adjunct Fellow

Please join the Mercatus Center at George Mason University for a presentation by Dr. Bruce Yandle, Distinguished Adjunct Fellow at Mercatus and Dean Emeritus at Clemson University. Dr. Yandle will review his March 2019 report on March 21st from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on topics such as:

  • December Market Sell-Off: After the sharp market selloff in the fourth quarter of 2018, what is in store for 2019?
  • Government Shutdown: How did the record-long government shutdown impact growth, economic stability, and government productivity?
  • Interest Rate Policy: What does the future hold for Federal Reserve rate hikes?
  • Automobiles & the Economy: With GM closing down five manufacturing plants, what does this tell us about the overall health of the US economy and auto industry?
  • Nebraska: Why is Nebraska leading the way as the top state for overall fiscal responsibility? What are some areas of growth for the Cornhusker state?

Space is limited. Register below.

For other recent commentary from Dr. Yandle, please visit his scholar page.

More Information

This event is free and open to the general public. This event has been planned in accordance with the widely-attended event exception to congressional gift rules and government ethics memoranda. Lunch will be provided.

Questions? Please contact Jen Campbell at jcampbell@mercatus.gmu.edu.