Economic Outlook Symposium: summary of 2004 results and forecasts for 2005
The forecasters expect more moderate economic growth during 2005, with some reduction in activity in the housing sector and a slower pace of consumer spending growth than in the past several years.
1998 Economic Outlook Symposium
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago?s twelfth annual Economic Outlook Symposium, held on December 4, 1998, focused on how international issues might affect U.S. economic growth in 1999. More than 60 economists and analysts from business, academia, and government attended the conference. In this Chicago Fed Letter, we review the accuracy of last year?s conference forecast for 1998 and summarize the outlook for 1999.
Economy to keep rolling along in 2012 and 2013
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Automotive Outlook Symposium, solid economic growth is forecasted for the nation this year and in 2013. Inflation is expected to fall in 2012 and remain unchanged in 2013, and the unemployment rate is anticipated to move lower but remain high by historical standards through the end of 2013. Light vehicle sales are forecasted to improve in 2012 and 2013.
Economy to cruise at speed limit through 2006
The U.S. economy experienced solid growth in 2004, with light-vehicle sales rising to 16.8 million units. What can we expect in 2005 and 2006? At a recent Chicago Fed symposium, auto industry experts came together to analyze the sector?s performance and discuss the outlook for next year and beyond.
The new dollar indexes are no different from the old ones
Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2012 results and 2013 forecasts
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Economic Outlook Symposium, the U.S. economy is forecasted to grow at a pace near its historical average in 2013, with inflation remaining largely unchanged and the unemployment rate edging down.
Can the consumer keep the expansion alive?