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2015 Economic Outlook Conference

The Darla Moore School of Business’ annual Economic Outlook Conference is South Carolina’s premier economic outlook conference. For 35 years, the event has brought public and private sector leaders an unbiased – and reliable – economic forecast for the coming year.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall




Economic Outlook Conference, Part 1.

Douglas Woodward and Keynote Speaker Martin Ford, author of Rise of the Robots.

Economic Outlook Conference, Part 2

Federal Reserve economist Richard Kaglic, Moore School Dean Peter Brews, the Moore School 2016 economic forecast with research economist Joey Von Nessen, and Wells Fargo global analyst Jay Bryson.

Slide Decks

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
Author Martin Ford

Technological Innovation and the Carolinas Labor Market
Richard Kaglic
Staff Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

What Does the Rise of the Robots Mean for Business Education?
Peter Brews, Ph.D.
Dean, Darla Moore School of Business

The 2016 South Carolina Economic Outlook
Joseph Von Nessen, Ph.D.
Research Economist, Darla Moore School of Business

The U.S. Economic Outlook
Jay Bryson, Ph.D.
Managing Director and Global Economist, Wells Fargo Securities

Conference sponsors