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11/13 ‘Economic Prospects After the 2020 Presidential Election’ featuring Gregory Daco, Diane Lim, and Michael Strain, moderated by Danny Bachman

November 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am

‘Economic Prospects After the 2020 Presidential Election’ featuring Gregory Daco (Oxford Economics), Diane Lim (Author of the EconomistMom Blog and adjunct professor at George Washington University), and Michael Strain (American Enterprise Institute), moderated by Danny Bachman (Deloitte)

How will Congress and the President tackle the economic challenges of 2021 and beyond? This Webinar will focus on likely short and medium term economic policy in the coming year. Key issues to be covered include the response to the Covid pandemic recession, and tax and regulatory policy. Join the NEC on Friday November 13, in partnership with the National Association of Business Economists (NABE), as we host an expert panel on all those questions, and more.

Update (November 10): The NEC is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael R. Strain has recently been added to our expert panel.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! A Zoom link to the webinar will be sent prior to the event in a separate email (by 8amEST, 11/13) to those who sign up. Registration will be open until 8am, Friday, November 13, 2020. You should receive a confirmation email after registering. If not, contact the NEC for that or any other questions at

About our Panelists:

Gregory Daco is Chief US Economist at Oxford Economics where he is responsible for producing the US economic outlook using Oxford Economics’ proprietary Global Economic Model. Greg directs thematic research on the economy, the Fed and fiscal policy, and leads a team of high caliber economists producing intraday economic and financial market analysis. He conducts regular briefings on the global economy for corporate boards, trade associations and policymakers at all levels. Greg is often quoted in national and global publications and is a frequent guest of CNBC, Bloomberg and NPR.

Diane Lim is an economist who has spent her 30-plus year career in a variety of prominent roles in the federal government, nonprofit, and academic sectors. She began her post-PhD career as an assistant professor at Penn State University before going to D.C. to work at the Congressional Budget Office in the early 1990s. Lim has served as chief economist for the House Ways and Means Committee, House Budget Committee, the Concord Coalition, and the Pew Charitable Trusts. She was a senior economist on the staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during the final year of the Clinton administration and first 100 days of the George W. Bush administration. She has also worked for The Conference Board, the Brookings Institution, and the Urban Institute.

Michael R. Strain is Director of Economic Policy Studies and Arthur F. Burns Scholar in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of the recently published book, “The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It),” which examines longer-term economic outcomes for workers and households. An economist, his research has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and in policy journals, and he has edited two books on economics and public policy. Dr. Strain also writes frequently for popular audiences. His essays and op-eds have been published by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, among others. He is a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion. He is frequently interviewed by major media outlets, speaks often to a variety of audiences, and has testified before Congress. Before joining AEI, he worked at the U.S. Census Bureau and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He holds a Ph.D. from Cornell.

About our Moderator:

Danny Bachman is responsible for Deloitte’s quarterly U.S. Economic Forecast. Dr. Bachman has been forecasting the U.S. Economy since 1992. Prior to coming to Deloitte, he worked as a forecaster and modeler for WEFA Inc., at the US Commerce Department, and at IHS Economics. Before starting his forecasting career, Dr. Bachman taught economics at Temple University. His first professional job was at Israel’s Ministry of Finance. Dr. Bachman is a participant in the Wall Street Journal’s Economic Forecasting panel and the George Washington University’s H.O. Stekler Research Seminar on Forecasting.


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