Advisory for September 24, 2008

UCLA Anderson Forecast Presents:

September 2008 Economic Forecast Conference

John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF to Deliver Keynote Speech

WHAT:  UCLA Anderson Forecast Economists will discuss their quarterly economic outlook for the Nation and California regions.  Industry leaders will examine how globalization has evolved to encompass more than just trade and outsourcing, and the current and future affect on the economy.


  • Edward Leamer, director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
  • David Shulman, senior economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
  • Ryan Ratcliff, economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
  • Jerry Nickelsburg, economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
  • John Lipsky, first deputy managing director, International Monetary Fund
  • Dr. Charles Wolf Jr., distinguished chair in International Economics, Rand Corporation
  • Robert T. McGee, director of Macro Strategy & Research, U.S. Trust
  • Dr. J. Bradford DeLong, professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Dr. Lee E. Ohanian, professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Richard Waters, west coast editor, Financial Times

WHEN:  7 a.m. – 12 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2008

  • 7- 8 a.m., Registration and Breakfast
  • 8- 12 p.m., Conference

WHERE: Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA; 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, 90024.


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