March 2020 Economic Outlook

Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
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UCLA Anderson Forecast presents

March 2020 Economic Outlook

Health care and social services, growing at a 3%+ rate during this expansion has been one of the most significant drivers of job gain. Though technology has been an important component of this growth, significant disruptive technology might be waiting in the wings. The UCLA Anderson Forecast in partnership with UCLA Health explores the future of the health care business and its impact on the greater economy in the upcoming March 11 forecast conference.

7:30 - 8:30a Registration + Breakfast
8:30 - 8:40a Welcome + Introductions
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
8:40 - 10:05a UCLA Anderson Forecast for the Nation and California
David Shulman (MBA '66, Ph.D. '75), Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Jerry Nickelsburg, Ph.D., Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Edward Leamer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, UCLA Anderson
William Yu, Ph.D., Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Leila Bengali, Ph.D., Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Q + A with the Forecast Team
10:05 - 10:20a Break
10:20 - 11:00a Keynote Address - A Conversation with UCLA Health 
John Mazziotta, MD/Ph.D., Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences; CEO, UCLA Health
Johnese Spisso RN/MPA, President, UCLA Health; CEO, UCLA Hospital System; Associate Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences
Antonio Bernardo, Ph.D., Dean and John E. Anderson Chair, UCLA Anderson
11:00 - 11:55p Expert Panel: The Changing Business of Health Care 
Moderator: Leila Bengali, Ph.D., Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Elaine Batchlor, MD/Ph.D., CEO, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital
Omkar P. Kulkarni, Chief Innovation Officer, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Murray N. Ross, Ph.D., Vice President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.; Director, Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy
Leah Vriesman, Ph.D., Director, Executive Education Programs, Health Policy & Management; Associate Adjunct Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Key Topics
Will the economy remain on a 2% real growth track?
Will the inflation hit or exceed the Fed's 2% target?
How low can the unemployment rate go?
Will rising geopolitical tensions derail the economy?
What is the economic outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area?
What economic challenges does the Bay Area face?

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