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Technical Meeting - February 2016

posted Jan 28, 2016, 10:11 AM by IMA IE Web   [ updated Jan 28, 2016, 1:18 PM ]

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, January 28th, 2016 – The IMA®  Inland Empire Chapter is proud to announce our February Technical Meeting. The next meeting will take place on Thursday February 18th, 2016.

This month we welcome Manfred Keil, Professor of Economics, Claremont McKenna College.

Professor Keil has been a professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College since 1995. He was the Chair of the Faculty of the Department of Economics and The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance from 2006-2009. His expertise is in macroeconomics, comparative economic performance, and statistics/econometrics. Prof. Keil has led an important summer exchange program with Yonsei University, Korea since its inception in 2011, and has developed his Silicon Valley Program course, Quantitative Data Analysis, taught to approximately 15 students in the CMC program there. He is a Fellow of the Rose Institute (CMC) and a Research Associate of the Lowe Institute (CMC), where he leads the joint CMC-UCLA Anderson School Forecast for the Inland Empire. His current research involves minimum wages and employment trends, and business cycle analysis.

Professor Keil earned his PhD in economics from the London School of Economics. He earned a Master of Science in econometrics and mathematical economics from LSE, and a Master of Arts in economics at the University of Texas, Austin.

Professor Keil will be presenting an economic presentation titled “Good News Bad News for the Inland Empire”

Some highlights include:

           2nd Fastest Growing MSA in CA

           Employment has recovered to pre-recession levels, but output has not…

           High value generating sectors, manufacturing and construction, have been replaced by lower-paying sectors, health and education services and leisure and hospitality.


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Jan 28, 2016, 10:11 AM