April 2016 Economic Outlook

April 2016 Economic Outlook
Henry Bzeih
Keynote Speaker: Henry Bzeih
Chief Technology Strategist, KIA Motors USA
Executive Dining Room, UCLA Anderson School
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 8:00 - 11:45 a.m.
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April 2016 Economic Outlook
8:00 - 8:50a Registration
8:50 - 9:40a UCLA Anderson Forecast for the Nation and State
9:40 - 10:00a Break
10:00 - 10:35a The Automobile as Disruptive Technology in the 21st Century
10:40 - 11:00a Venture Capital Investment and Innovation Across the Country
11:05 - 11:45a The Coming New Economy: Policy Requirements to Keep Los Angeles and California in the Lead
11:45a Wrap-up and Closing
Key Topics
Is the recent downdraft in stock prices signaling a recession?
Why hasn't the big drop in gasoline prices triggered a consumer boom?
Are California housing prices signaling a bubble?
Bay Area Employment Growth -- What slowing might do to the California economy.
How well are startup and innovation activities doing in Los Angeles and other cities?

Edward Leamer, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast

David Shulman, Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

Jerry Nickelsburg, Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

William Yu, Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

Henry Bzeih, Chief Technology Strategist, KIA Motors USA

Sean Arian, VP, Innovation and Emerging Technologies, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Michelle Garakian, Advisor to the Mayor of Los Angeles

John Villasenor, Professor, Luskin, School of Public Policy

Perry Wong, Managing Director, Research, Milken Institute

Chris Esposito, Graduate Student, UCLA Department of Geography


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