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Economic Outlook 2016 - New York

January 13, 2016

"US and Global Economies: Reciprocal Ripples"

Markets worldwide are in flux, and investors are trying to understand the consequences. While the US experiences low inflation and uncertainty in labor markets, some emerging economies are facing high debt and slowing growth.

This raises importation questions: How exposed is the US economy to troubles in emerging markets? Could there be a reciprocal economic ripple, where shocks in one part of the world amplify weaknesses in others? And how will the clashing monetary policies of the world's central banks impact countries across the world?

Explore these issues with Randall Kroszner and Amir Sufi, two Chicago Booth professors and renowned economic experts, whose key insights into these current global trends will frame your understanding of the economic world ahead.

The event will be moderated by Betty Liu, an anchor for Bloomberg Television in New York.



Randall Kroszner
Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth


Amir Sufi
Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Event Details

Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 E. 42nd Street
New York, New York, 10017
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Austerity or stimulus? Inflation or deflation? Focus on the Future.

Chicago Booth is renowned for faculty members whose insights and analyses reshape the face of business, markets, and the global economy. The strength of Booth’s unique perspective is reflected in one of the school’s most venerable traditions, Economic Outlook.

Drawing on Booth’s culture of unparalleled inquiry, this annual event provides a forum for our pathbreaking thought leaders to confront the future—evaluating emergent trends and sharing key insights that help reframe our understanding of the world to come.

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