||Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021
||2 p.m. EDT
||Anirban Basu, Associated Builders and Contractors & Sage Policy Group
||Michael Ruth, MagazineXperts; Lauren Pinch, Construction Executive; Rachel O’Connell, Construction Executive
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, will demystify the ever-changing economic landscape and provide an update following the Q2 construction industry forecast in July. Basu will share the latest statistics, unemployment and labor figures, in addition to his exclusive (and always entertaining) economic outlook.
During this webinar, Basu will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the construction industry and the economy in general, the status of the monumental recovery effort and the infrastructure plans, as well as a extended review of regional and national economic indicators, regional construction data and market sectors.
Sign up for this 60-minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of live Q&A. You may submit questions in advance while registering for this webinar.
Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.
In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association. He lectures at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy and has also taught international economics, urban economics, micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins. His radio show can be heard weekdays on 88.1FM, WYPR, Baltimore.
Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in foreign service at Georgetown University in 1990. He earned his master’s in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his master’s in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His juris doctor was earned at the University of Maryland School of Law, and his doctoral work is in health economics and has taken place at UMBC.