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February 12, 2020 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York) | (1 hr) | Time Zone Converter

Residential housing starts and authorizations have been surging since last summer, and residential investment growth turned positive in Q3 2019 for the first time since 2017. A variety of factors have contributed to this turnaround, but how sustainable is this trend?

During our February program, our economists will discuss the resurgence in residential investment, examine the underlying drivers, and explore how important the housing sector is to the US economy.   

Join our experts to discover:

  • The key drivers of US residential investment in 2020
  • How sustainable is the trend and what parts of the housing market are strongest
  • What a stronger housing market means for businesses

Who Should Attend: Business executives with an interest in learning more about the state of the US economy

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Speakers

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD, is the director of economic research and global research chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate economic activity worldwide. He also oversees The Conference Board’s Global ...Full Bio

Erik Lundh

Erik Lundh (Host)
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Erik Lundh is a senior economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research on geoeconomics, international trade, and global value chains. Lundh previously worked for Evercore I...Full Bio


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