Advisory for March 29, 2006

UCLA Anderson Forecast Presents:
China’s Impact on California Business


UCLA Anderson School of Management presents the quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast economic conference, “China’s Impact on California Business.”  Industry experts will discuss China’s influence on the U.S. economy and the economic impact to California.  The UCLA Forecast economists will present their March 2006 economic outlook for the nation, State and region.


The Economic Forecast for the Nation, State and Region:

  • Edward Leamer, director, UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • Christopher Thornberg, senior economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • Ryan Ratcliff, economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

Keynote Address: Overview on China

  • Donald Straszheim, vice chairman, Roth Capital Partners.

Panel I: The Money Behind the Miracle

  • Charles Wolf, senior economic advisor and corporate fellow in International Economics, RAND.
  • Michael Brownrigg, partner, Chinavest.
  • Donald Straszheim, vice chairman, Roth Capital Partners.

Panel II: What Does China Mean to California?

  • Zachary J. Anderson, Corporate Economist, Nissan North America, Inc.
  • Tom Debrowski, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations, Mattel, Inc.
  • Ira Kalish, Global Director (Specializing in Consumer Business), Deloitte Research.
  • Brad Johnson, Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company.
  • Michael Tamaru, Director of Finance, Division CFO, Cisco Systems - Linksys LLC.

8am to 12:30pm, Wednesday, March 29, 2006


Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, C314, Los Angeles, CA 90095


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