Annual Economic Outlook Conference

The Conference

Each January the Vermont Economy Newsletter hosts a conference of area economists, policymakers, business people, and interested Vermonters. The conference speakers present their outlook for the national, regional, and Vermont economies.

Our seventeenth annual conference will be Friday, January 11, 2008, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center. Download a 2008 conference brochure now (in Adobe pdf format), or to receive a conference brochure via U.S. Mail write to the address at the bottom of this page.

Below is our program for the January 2008 conference.

Recent Speakers

Mathew J. Slaughter, Professor of International Economics, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Michael Cox, Author of the Myths of Rich & Poor

Cathy E. Minehan, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Virginia Postrel, Author of The Future and Its Enemies.

Robert J. Samuelson, Economics Columnist, Newsweek.

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist and Co-Founder, Economy.Com

Good Times? Bad Times? The Uncertain Outlook for 2008

2008 Conference Program

Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center

Friday, January 11, 2008

Opening Remarks

Governor James Douglas

Economic Outlook for the U.S. and the Region

Mark Zandi

Chief Economist, Moody’s Economy.com

Myths of the Middle Class

Steven J. Rose

Rose Economic Consulting

Vermont’s Job Growth in 2008

Richard Heaps

Vermont Economy Newsletter

The Economic Outlook: A View from the Fed

Eric S. Rosengren

President: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Annual Registration

Annual Economic Outlook ConferenceYou are interested in attending this event, then you should register with our website and confirm your presence. Your presence at this as well as at future events could just as well teach you more about all the things you need to know about creating a successful business.  Our door is open to you in case that you want to attend, and those who would like to be speakers at our future events should as well keep an eye on our webpage where we will announce a call for speakers.

This and similar events will be hosted in the future, so make sure that you register in advance, especially since we offer early bird fees that will help you save money.