NABE News, November 2012

haver30yrs.JPG Career Summit Attracts More Than 220 Jobseekers

More than 220 jobseekers and 16 employers participated in an International Summit for Careers in Economics co-hosted by NABE in Washington, D.C. 2012 Career Summit

President’s Letter

NABE President Ken Simonson highlights initiatives, including new Roundtables, educational programs, and other plans for the coming year. Presidents Letter November 2012


Mike Horrigan Brings Agency Perspective To Board

Given that his first connection to NABE came through educational programs, Mike Horrigan’s election to the Board of Directors couldn’t come at a better time. Horrigan Brings Agency Perspective

NY Meeting Speakers Explore Paths To Prosperity

With the backdrop of a sluggish economy and uncertain fiscal policy outcomes, top policymakers and private economists offered policy prescriptions and other venues for achieving prosperity at NABE’s 54th Annual Meeting in New York City. 2012 Annual Meeting Overview

Photo Highlights of Annual Meeting

Browse a selection of photos from sessions, receptions, and speakers. 2012 Annual Meeting Photos

Panel Examines Financial Stability, Complexity

Panelists discuss key issues on policies, new regulations aimed at achieving financial stability and preventing another crisis. 2012 AM Financial Stability Session

Wall Street Perspective on Health Care

Speakers assess policy options and project what is likely to happen as the Affordable Care Act is implemented in coming months. 2012 AM Health Care Session

Housing Recovery? Fundamentals, Demographics

Panelists look at likely scenarios as housing markets around the country show signs of recovery and demographics shift. Housing Recovery Outlook

Annual Meeting, Survey Garner Strong Media Attention

Media attendance at the Annual Meeting was strong as 38 professionals from 24 news outlets covered sessions. Media Coverage Highlights

Reaser Is Top Forecaster; Fellows, BE Honorees Named

Lynn Reaser is named the most accurate forecaster, Gene Huang and Bob Crow are named Fellows, plus awards to authors of winning Business Economics papers.  Reaser Is Top Forecaster

Delegates To Europe Meet With Officials, Private Firms

Covering four countries in six days, NABE’s 14-member delegation to Europe met with senior government officials, business leaders, and industry groups. Europe Delegates Meet with Top Officials

Debate Offers Front-Row Seat in Election Economics

NABE members and guests had a front row seat during the election season for a debate between top economic advisors of President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. NABE Gets Front Row Seat in Election Debate

Certification Program Update

The development of NABE’s program for applied business economists continues, with the call for content providers in several courses. Certification Program Update

Data Points: New Resources

Find new resources in this roundup of reports and special features, including a status report on the 21012 Economic Census, BEA plans for 2013, and more. Data Points Nov 2012

Welcome Aboard, New NABE Members!

Meet six of NABE’s newest members: James Henderson, Richard Nash, Daniel Parry, Ryan Siavelis, Jennifer Springer, and Dan Thomas. Welcome New Members Nov 2012

Windows on the Web:

Webmaster Bruce Kratofil looks at some apps for business economists Windows on the Web Nov 2012

Summaries of Articles in October Business Economics

Summaries of articles appearing in the October issue of Business Economics. BE Summaries Nov 2012

News Briefs

Mark your calendar for the March 2013 Washington Economic Policy Conference, update on Get Connected mentoring program, Foundation news and more News Briefs Nov 2012 

Chapter News

NABE’s welcomes its newest chapter—the Cincinnati Organization for Economics—plus student chapter members at New York meeting. Chapter News Nov 2012

Member News

Keep up with the latest news from fellow NABE members. Member News Nov 2012


Keep up to date on all NABE events. Calendar


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November 2012