NABE Economic Surveys

NABE Outlook

First conducted in 1965, the NABE Outlook Survey is a quarterly survey of professional economic forecasters. Each quarter, NABE publishes the consensus forecast of the survey panel. To apply to become a member of the NABE Outlook survey panel, contact NABE.

NABE Business Conditions Survey

The NABE Business Conditions Survey addresses at conditions affecting members' own firms, including demand, prices, costs, wages, employment, and profit margins over the past quarter and the near-term. The quarterly survey is administered to NABE members at private-sector firms. To join the Industry Survey panel, contact NABE.

NABE Economic Policy Survey

The NABE Economic Policy Survey is a semi-annual look at how NABE members view important economic issues, including monetary and fiscal policy questions.

Release Dates for Upcoming NABE Surveys

Approximate release dates; member teleconferences (30 min.+) are held at 3 PM Eastern the same day except for releases at NABE meetings/conferences.

January 23, 2023 – 4Q22 Business Conditions Survey
February 27, 2023 – Outlook Survey
March 27, 2023 – Policy Survey (Policy Conference)
April 24, 2023 – 1Q23 Business Conditions Survey
May 22, 2023 – Outlook Survey (International Symposium)
July 24, 2023 - 2Q23 Business Conditions Survey
August 21, 2023 - Policy Survey 
October 9, 2023 - Outlook Survey (Annual Meeting)
October 30, 2023 - 3Q23 Business Conditions Survey
December 4, 2023 - Outlook Survey 

Survey data and reports are available online at the NABE Surveys page . Members of the media may contact NABE to receive embargoed copies of NABE surveys reports.