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Thursday, December 14, 2023

3 – 5 p.m. PST


The insights gathered by Chapman University’s A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research have helped guide and fortify Southern California’s business communities for 45 years. This level of accuracy is reflected in our consistent inclusion in the Blue Chip Economic Indicators, which polls America’s top business economists.

Through the generosity of our sponsors, this event is available complimentary to view online. Thank you to all who joined this year in person and online live.

Please email economicforecast@chapman.edu

Interested in sponsoring?

By sponsoring the Economic Forecast, you support vital scholarships for talented first-generation students and those from underserved communities to experience the transformative opportunities of a Chapman education. Chapman’s Economic Forecasts have raised $5.8 million in student scholarship funds throughout the event’s 45-year history.

Or contact Rachael Samimi at

714-744-7958 or samimi@chapman.edu

As Chapman University’s forecasting has consistently outperformed agencies and institutions participating in the Blue Chip Economic Indicators survey, the university’s Economic Forecasts are must-see events.

In 2020, the two forecasts adopted a virtual format, reaching nearly 5,000 viewers across the globe.

Don’t miss the next forecast!

Topics include:

  • What happened to the Recession?
  • First look at Chapman’s presidential ’24 election forecast
  • Trends in Inflation and Interest Rates
  • California and Orange County’s Economic Future
  • Will the real estate sector recover?


Dr. Jim Doti

Dr. Jim Doti

President Emeritus and Professor of Economics

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Fadel N. Lawandy, CAIA

Fadel N. Lawandy, CAIA

Director of the Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance, Director of the Janes Financial Center and Clinical Associate Professor of Real Estate and Finance

Read more about Mr. Lawandy

Dr. Raymond Sfeir

Dr. Raymond Sfeir

Professor, Director of the Anderson Center for Economic Research, and the A. Gary Anderson Chair of Economic Analysis

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About the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research

The Anderson Center for Economic Research (ACER) at Chapman University was established in 1979 to provide data, facilities, and support in order to encourage the faculty and students at Chapman University to engage in economic and business research of high quality and to disseminate the results of this research to local communities.

Chapman Economic and Business Review

Economic & Business Review

Recognized for its statistical accuracy, the Economic & Business Review is published semiannually by the Anderson Center and is available for purchase by the public as an educational service.

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About Chapman University

Founded in 1861, Chapman University is a nationally-ranked private university in Orange, California, about 30 miles south of Los Angeles. Chapman serves nearly 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students, with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Students can choose from 110 areas of study within 11 colleges.

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