March 2022 Economic Outlook

UCLA Anderson Forecast and UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management Presents
March 2022 Economic Outlook


Online Webinar

March 9, 2022

8:30 – 11:30 a.m. (Pacific Time)

2022 and Beyond: An Economy in the Choppy Waters of Supply Chains and Inflation

Inflation and economic growth are closely tied to globalized supply chains. As the pandemic wears on, will recent inflation take off, or will supply chain issues fade and economic growth continue? The first 2022 economic outlook from the UCLA Anderson Forecast delves into these issues and the future of international trade.



8:30 - 8:40 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast; Adjunct Professor of Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management

8:40 - 9:45 a.m.
UCLA Anderson Forecast for the Nation and California
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Leo Feler, Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
William Yu, Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
9:45 - 9:55 a.m. Q&A with the Forecast Team
9:55 - 10:05 a.m. Break
10:05 - 10:35 a.m.
Keynote Address
Gene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
10:35 - 11:30 a.m.
Supply Chain and Economic Growth
Edward Leamer, Professor Emeritus, UCLA Anderson School
Emily Desai, Deputy Director – International Affairs and Trade, California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
Karon Evanoff, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, QSC
Vincent Iacopella, EVP, Growth & Strategy, Alba Wheels Up International, LLC
Chris Tang, UCLA Distinguished Professor; Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration; Senior Associate Dean, Global Initiatives; Faculty Director, Center for Global Management, UCLA Anderson
11:30 a.m.
Closing Remarks
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast