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Southwest Economic Summit: Corporate Views in the Americas

VIDEO March 2, 2014

Speaker / Author

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, Ford Motor Company

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick is the chief economist for Ford Motor Company. Her role is to oversee the corporate economics and strategic issues group at Ford Motor Company with responsibility for the company's global automotive industry analysis and forecasts used to support planning. The group's responsibilities also include economic policy analysis, exchange rate forecasts, and other factors important to the automotive financial sectors. Prior to joining Ford, Ellen's career included positions in banking and academia. She also served for two years as a staff economist on the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Ellen received a master's degree in international development and Ph.D. in ... Read More

Paul Thomas, Ph.D.

Chief Economist of Intel Corporation

Paul Thomas is chief economist and manager of market sizing and forecasting at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, Calif. He joined Intel in December, 2004, after working at Continental Airlines in Houston, Texas, from 1997 to 2004 and as chief economist from 2001 to 2004. Paul was senior economist at Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California. from 1988 to 1997. Prior to that, he served on the economics faculties of Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois, and of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Paul holds a Ph.D. in business economics from the Olin School of Business at Washington ... Read More