Presented on Friday, December 8th, 2017, in Tucson, Arizona
George W. Hammond brings a wealth of experience in state and local econometric forecasting and regional economic analysis, as well as, wide-ranging academic research interests to bear on his role as director of the Eller College’s Economic and Business Research Center. A specialist in econometric forecasting for more than 20 years, he has designed, built and used economic models to produce more than 100 forecasts for state and local economies, and completed more than 50 regional economic studies on topics including economic and workforce development, energy forecasting and the impact of higher education on human capital accumulation.
Anthony Chan joined J.P. Morgan in 1994 and currently serves as the chief economist for Chase. His responsibilities include economic analysis and research in support of Chase and the Private Bank’s Global Investment Committee. A member of several forecasting panels, Chan received his bachelor’s degree in finance and investments from Baruch College in 1979 and his master’s and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Maryland. After completing his doctoral studies, he was a professor of economics at the University of Dayton. He served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1989 to 1991 and was a senior economist at Barclays de Zoete Wedd Government Securities from 1991 to 1994.