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Here is a list of select presentations over the past fifteen years. It excludes research presentations to academic audiences.


"Economic Update: Soft Landing in the Bag?" and "Will King Dollar be Dethroned?" Rochdale Volunteer Leadership Institute, Kauai, January 2024.

“Will the Fed Get Its ‘Soft Landing’,” Western Candy Conference, Maui, March 2023.

“Economic Update: Can the Fed Thread the Needle?” and, “Is 1970s Stagflation Back?” Rochdale-Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii, January 2023.

“Economic Update: Is a Post-COVID-19 World in Sight?” and, “What, me Worry? Public Deficits and Debt,” Rochdale-Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute, Island of Hawaii, January 2022.

“Economic Update: As COVID-19 Looks Set to Wane, Much About Recovery Is Uncertain,” Rochdale-Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute, online, January 2021.

“Economic Update: Weighed down by Washington & World, US economy decelerates,” and, “The graying of the US economy,” Rochdale-Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute, Kauai, Hawaii, January 31, 2020.

“Economic Update: Closing in on expansion record,” and, “Inequality: Why should we care?” Rochdale-Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute, Island of Hawaii, February 8, 2019.

“The Global Financial Crisis: 10 Years On,” MPE program, Yokohama National University, November 7, 2018.

“Economic Update: Growth and taxes lift near-term outlook” and “Global growth prospects and promises,” Rochdale-Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii, January 19, 2018.

 “A Bit Better Outlook. Don’t Get Too Excited.” Hawaii Economic Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 13, 2017. 2017 

“US Outlook in the Trump Era,” Hawaii Economic Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2, 2017.

“Economic Update: Growing into the Trump Era,” Paragon Group Volunteer Leadership Institute, Waikoloa, Hawaii, January 20, 2017.

“Economic Update: Expansion Has Legs, But How Long?” and “Interest Rates: Where are They Going?” Paragon Group Volunteer Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii, January 15, 2016.

The Conversation, Hawaii Public Radio, December 5, 2014, and February 12, 2015.

“Prospects for Economic Growth in 2014,” University of Hawaii School of Pacific and Asian Studies Short-term in Hawaii program, February 19, 2014.

“Economic Update: Beyond Fiscal Battering, 2014 Looking Up?” and “The Global Economy Comes Home: How Developments Abroad Affect the US,” Paragon Group Volunteer Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii, February 7, 2014.

“Outlook for the Hawaii Economy,” Hawaii State Senate Committee on Ways and Means and House Finance Committee, Honolulu, December 18, 2013.

The Conversation, Hawaii Public Radio, October 25 and December 6, 2013.

“No Shutdown for Hawaii Growth,” Servco Pacific, Inc., December 13, 2013.

“Economic Update: After Weak 2012, a Better 2013?” and “Tracking the Economy: What do the Numbers Mean?” Paragon Group Volunteer Leadership Institute, Kona, Hawaii, January 18, 2013. 

 “U.S. Economic Outlook: Will Recent Improvements Survive a Challenging Global Environment?” University of Hawaii – Hilo, April 27, 2012.

 “Still Challenging Outlook for US Economy” and “How the Financial Crisis Changed the Fed,” Paragon Group Volunteer Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii, January 20, 2012. 

“With Hawaii Growth Slow, US Risk Looms Large,” Hawaii Economic Association, October 6, 2011.

“Hawaii’s Economy” Town Square, Hawaii Public Radio, September 8, 2011.

“Hawaii Forecast Update,” Aloha Pacific Credit Union, Honolulu, June 17, 2011.

“State Forecast Update: Hawaii’s Two-Speed Recovery,” Honolulu City Council Budget Committee, January 12, 2011. Also, Kalihi Business Association, January 12, 2011.

 “The Global Recovery Challenge: Implications for Japan and East Asia,” The Twenty-Fourth Asia Today Series, The Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange, Honolulu, April 24, 2010.

“Alternative Means of Addressing the State Budget Shortfall,” PHOCUSED forum at the Hawaii State Capitol, March 10, 2010.

“Economic Trends & Forecasts,” Annual Tourism Forecast Seminar, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Hawaii Chapter; International Association of Travel & Tourism Research and Marketing Professionals, Honolulu, February 24, 2010.

“UHERO Global Economic Forecast,” Connect Asia, Radio Australia, November 19, 2009.

Hawaii Economic Outlook, Honolulu City Council Budget Committee, November 4, 2009.

UHERO Report, KITV This Morning, several appearances in 2009.

“Outlook for the U.S. and Japan,” Hawaii 50th Anniversary of Statehood Conference, August 21, 2009.

“Prospects for a Hawaii Recovery,” UH Senior Citizen Visitor Program, August 20, 2009.

“The Economy Part 1: Surviving in Hard Times,” Insights, PBS Hawaii, July 2, 2009.

Hawaii Economic Outlook, Hau`oli Mau Loa Foundation and J.K.L. Castle Foundation, May 14, 2009.

“U.S. Macro Policy and the Great Recession,” East-West Center Jefferson Fellowship program, Honolulu, May 13, 2009

Hawaii Economic Outlook, University of Hawaii College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Association, March 12, 2009.

“Hawaii’s Economy 2009: Recession Questions Answered,” International Association of Business Communicators, Hawaii, Feb. 11, 2009.

“Construction Industry Preview,” Associated Builders and Contractors Hawaii Chapter, January 29, 2009.

“Outlook for the Hawaii Economy,” Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, September 25, 2008.

The Hawaii Outlook and the 2008 Election, On Politics, Hawaii Public Radio, September 2, 2008.

UHERO Forecast, Sunrise, KGMB9, Honolulu, June 13, 2008.

Hawaii and Global Economic Issues, Everybody's Business with Howard Dicus, PBS Hawaii, April 25, 2008.


January 2024

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