2021 Economic and Political Outlook: What forces are shaping the U.S. economy as we enter the new year?

2021 Economic and Political Outlook: What forces are shaping the U.S. economy as we enter the new year?

Thursday Feb 11th, 2021

Participants in the webinar can expect to learn about the 2021 outlook for the economic, political, and financial market conditions in order to make sense of what is happening now and what could happen throughout the year. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session with the presenters.


Richard Hauser, Ph.D.is an associate professor of finance at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. He teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in financial management; financial markets and institutions; investments; financial modeling; security analysis and portfolio management; and retirement and estate planning. He researches and publishes in the area of dividend and share repurchase policy, corporate valuation and factor investing. He received his doctorate degree in finance from Kent State University and is a Certified Fund Specialist.

Jeff Bloodworth, Ph.D. is a professor of history and co-director of the School of Public Service and Global Affairs at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. A political historian who works on the history of contemporary American liberalism and genocide studies, he has published widely on the travails of the liberal project, the history of humanitarian intervention, and the American foreign policy impulse abroad. Bloodworth holds a Ph.D. in modern United States history from Ohio University's Contemporary History Institute and a certificate in contemporary history from the University of Copenhagen. His book, "Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism 1968-1992) (University of Kentucky Press) was nominated for the Ellis W. Hawley and Frederick Jackson Turner awards. Bloodworth was multi-year participant in Stanford University's pathbreaking Good Judgment Project, which established "best practices" for political forecasting. He has received grants and fellowships from the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, & Ford Libraries, as well as the U.S. Holocaust Museum and research repositories and educational institutes throughout the United States, Germany, Israel, Poland, and the Ukraine.


David Cullen is founder and CEO of Evident Financial, a registered investment advisory firm providing investment management and financial planning services. Evident Financial is an affiliate company of the Erie Technology Incubator at Gannon University with its office located in Gannon's Center for Business Ingenuity. David received a B.S. in Finance from John Carroll University and an MBA from Gannon University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.


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