||Wednesday, July 27, 2022
||2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT)
||90 minutes (60 minute webinar with 30 minute Q&A session)
||Anirban Basu, Chief Economist, Associated Builders and Contractors
||Maggie Murphy, Managing Editor, Construction Executive
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, returns for his “2022 Mid-Year Construction Economic Update and Forecast,” in which he’ll review the year to date and demystify the ever-changing economic landscape. Basu will address the biggest concerns for contractors, including, but not limited to, the cost of labor and materials and the impact of the $1 trillion infrastructure package, in addition to presenting his exclusive commercial construction forecast.
Basu will also discuss portions of the general economy affecting contractors: inflation (or “stagflation”), the Federal Reserve's interest rate increases, unemployment and labor figures and how changes in consumer demand influence shifts in 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, Chief Economist, Associated Builders and Contractors
Anirban Basu is chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore. In 2014, Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. He lectures at Johns Hopkins University in global strategy and has also taught international economics, urban economics and micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins.