An Economic Discussion

The pandemic has impacted every facet of the U.S. economy, leaving economists wondering what exactly the long-term impacts might be. To answer some of the most pressing economic questions, this episode of The Forward Thinking Podcast joins FCCS VP of marketing and communications, Stephanie Barton and Joel Prakken, Chief US Economist, IHS Markit, for a discussion about the current state and realistic forecast of the economy. Joel shares both the highlights and harsh realities of the pandemic aftermath and some of the most impactful trends and consequences to look out for next.

“We are making progress, and that progress is coming faster than we thought it would six or seven months ago.” — Joel Prakken

Today’s Insights Include:

  • Economic reflections resulting from the pandemic
  • GDP growth and first quarter insights
  • Implications of the presidential infrastructure spending plan
  • Forward thinking observations in economic operations

Read the full Show Notes.

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