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What does a top economist have to say to contractors in the DMV about the future?
Tuesday, September 08, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

What does a top economist have to say to contractors in the DMV about the future?  (A Virtual Event)
An overview of Coronavirus Impacts & Implications for Construction 

The pandemic has hit construction hard in terms of both operating conditions and future demand. But the impacts have been very uneven. As the economy recovers, what are the implications for construction by project type? By location? By category of worker? AGC of America's chief economist, Ken Simonson, will present the evidence from a new AGC survey and other sources, and add his fearless forecast. 

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Kenneth D. Simonson, 
Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America 
Ken Simonson has been chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for the construction industry, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations and the Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to over 50,000 subscribers.

Ken has more than 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. He currently serves as liaison to the Census Bureau’s Construction Data Modernization  Working Group. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982. Ken has a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MA in economics from Northwestern University.

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