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2019 Economic Outlook: How Will It Play Out?

Feb 14 | Thu |
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CORPORATE LUNCHEON Thursday, February 14, 12-2:30 PM

Despite geopolitical tensions and talk of trade wars, the economic outlook remains promising. The U.S. economy is booming, with U.S. GDP growth topping at 3% and unemployment rate falling under 4%. While Japan’s economy seems to be on track, many economists believe the nation’s growth will slow in 2019. What lies ahead for the world economy in 2019? What are the biggest threats to the global economy? In this program, leading experts give their assessment of the current economic conditions, and share their economic forecasts.

Speakers: Lewis Alexander - Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Bruce Kasman - Chief Economist, J.P. Morgan Ellen Zentner - Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

Moderator: Daniel Bases - Editor and Foreign Correspondent

Agenda: 12-12:30 PM Registration and Reception 12:30-1 PM Luncheon 1-2:30 PM Discussion and Q&A

Admission: Non-Corporate members: $65 lunch & lecture/$20 lecture only

Japan Society Corporate Members: Free, up to designated number of tickets; additional tickets $45 lunch & lecture/$15 lecture only

Japan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above: $45 lunch & lecture/$15 lecture only

Academic and government: $35 lunch & lecture/$15 lecture only

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

Prepayment must be made with a credit card. All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event

For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org.

Venue: Japan Society

333 East 47th Street Map