Midwest Economy & Manufacturing

Senior Economist William Strauss of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will talk about the current state of the Midwest economy and manufacturing sector.  At the Chicago Federal Reserve, Mr. Strauss produces the monthly Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index, which estimates the Midwest’s manufacturing output. His research papers have focused on such topics as our regional economy, the automobile sector and the trade-weighted dollar. Before the U.S. Senate, Mr. Strauss has presented testimony on manufacturing issues. He has been also interviewed by a number of radio and television news programs and publications.  Mr. Strauss currently teaches at the DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and at the University of Chicago Graham School of General Studies.

DATE/LOCATION
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Historic Pullman Visitor’s Center
11141 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
11:30am – 1:30pm
Lunch will be served
Price: $30 for Members and $40 Non-Members

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