2021 Macroeconomic Outlook

VIDEO January 15, 2021

Speaker / Author

James Kahn, Ph.D.

Economics Department Chair, Yeshiva University

Professor James Kahn joined the economics department at Yeshiva University as department chair in 2009. Previously he was vice president in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Before that he was Associate Professor at the University of Rochester. He was a National Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and has also taught at the Columbia, Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and New York University. ... Read More

Kevin Kliesen

Business Economist and Research Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Kevin L. Kliesen is a business economist and Bank Officer in the Research Division 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. Another important aspect of this position involves speaking to the general public ... Read More

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner of Strategas

Mr. Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the Firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006. He oversees Strategas' thematic research as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.

Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an Economist and Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group. Before joining ISI, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, focusing on the analysis of U.S. macroeconomic data and price/wage forecasting models. He is frequently quoted in the financial press. ... Read More