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Welcome to Chapman University's Economic Forecast 2021

Thank you for joining us live for Chapman University’s 2021 Economic Forecast on Tuesday, December 14. You can view a recording of the presentation below.

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

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Economic Forecast

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. The insights from each presentation, gathered by Chapman’s A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, have helped guide and fortify Southern California’s business communities for more than forty years.

In 2020, the two forecast conference events adopted a virtual format, reaching nearly 10,000 viewers across the globe. A new important metric was unveiled in December 2020, the Innovation Indicator, a scorecard that ranks regional economic growth based on success in creating jobs and expanding the innovation sector industry. This industry will again be reviewed and analyzed along with the vaccine’s rollout and other national issues influencing the economy. You won’t want to miss the forecasts in 2021.

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Economic Trends post Covid-19

  • Pace of Recovery?
  • Home Prices?
  • Jobs?
  • Inflation?
  • Interest Rates?
  • Stock Market?

Special Report: “How is O.C. doing in creating innovative jobs?”


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

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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.

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