New York | January 10, 2019

Trade Wars, Deficits, and Inflation: Rhetoric or Reality?

Join Booth professors Erik Hurst and Randall S. Kroszner for Economic Outlook 2019 in New York. Hurst is a macroeconomist whose work focuses on housing markets, labor markets, and household financial behavior. Kroszner served as a governor of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 until 2009.

Event Details

Economic growth is strong, unemployment is near a record low, and corporate profits continue to soar. Will the good times continue? What roles have tax cuts, deregulation, and the United States’ tough stance on trade with China played in driving robust growth? Are worries about trade wars, deficits, and inflation real or just rhetoric?

Join Booth professors Erik Hurst and Randall S. Kroszner in New York to discuss the state of the global economy and gain insights for the year ahead.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Grand Hyatt New York
109 E. 42nd St.

6:00 p.m. - Registration and reception
7:00 p.m. - Opening remarks from Madhav Rajan, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting
8:30 p.m. - Program concludes, reception continues
9:00 p.m. - Event concludes 

General Public - $100
Alumni - $90
Students - $50


Featured Speakers

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Randall S. Kroszner

Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth

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Erik Hurst

V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth, Deputy Director of the Becker Friedman Institute, and John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow

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Event Moderator

Kathleen Hays

Kathleen Hays

Global Economics and Policy Editor for Bloomberg Television and Radio

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