Wednesday, September 30, 2020  ZOOM Program



An Economic Update

Presented by Kevin Kliesen a senior Economic Research Professional from the Federal Reserve Bank

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Date: Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

          7:45 - 8:00 am - Log into Zoom Meeting
          8:00 - 8:50 am - Presentation
          8:50 - 9:00 am - Questions

Location: via Zoom.us


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Please join us for an Economic Update presented by a Senior Economic Research Professional from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  The longest business expansion in U.S. economic history ended abruptly in February. The pandemic has throttled the U.S. economy, driving millions to the unemployment lines, and led to the permanent closure of many businesses. Are there any signs that economy is poised to get off the mat?



About the Speaker:

Kevin L. Kliesen is a Business Economist and Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  He joined the Bank in 1988.  He holds an M.A. in Economics from Colorado State University. In his position as a business economist, he analyzes current U.S. macroeconomic and financial market developments and trends for the Bank president and staff economists prior to each Federal Open Market Committee meeting. He also reports on and analyzes economic conditions in the seven states of the Eighth Federal Reserve District. He has written and published extensively and was instrumental in the development of several economic indicators published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In addition to his responsibilities at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, he taught part-time for the Department of Economics at Washington University from 2006 to 2013. Professionally, he is a member of the American Economic Association, the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), and the Association of Christian Economists.  In September 2011, he was recognized as a NABE Fellow, one of the organization’s highest honors.