Resurgence of Manufacturing in the United States

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Date
March 15, 2019
Time
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location
UNCG School of Education Building, Room 120
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Event Description:

With Dr. Kevin Swift, CBE

Are we headed towards a resurgence of manufacturing in the United States? The Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNCG will host a public lecture from nationally-known business economist Kevin Swift on this topic on Friday, March 15 from 12:30-1:20 pm. The event is open to all students and members of the public.

Dr. Swift is president of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and a member of the Harvard Discussion Group of Industrial Economists, the National Business Economics Issues Council, the Charlotte Economics Club, and the Association of Industry Analysts. He is a member of The Wall Street Journal Forecasters’ Survey panel, NABE’s panel of forecasters, and a participant in the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s forecasters’ survey.

Dr. Swift is the chief economist at the American Chemistry Council (ACC) in Washington, DC where he is responsible for economic analyses dealing with markets, energy, trade, tax, and innovation, as well as monitoring business conditions, identifying emerging trends, and assessing the economic and societal contributions of chemistry. Prior to joining the ACC, Dr. Swift held senior level and executive positions at two major industrial market research consultancies.