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College of Business and Economic Development

Economic Outlook Forum

The Economic Outlook Forum is an annual event where experts in areas of banking, finance, and academia discuss economic trends and forecasts for the upcoming year. The event is hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi, College of Business and Economic Development.

This year, the event was held virtually on March 4, 2021. If you missed it, the event was recorded and can be viewed below. 

If you have any questions, please contact Whitney Branch at whitney.branchFREEMississippi or 601.266.4659. 

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2021 Speakers

Paul Benda
Senior Vice President for Risk and Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association
Paul joined the ABA in 2018, where he leads the association’s initiatives in cybersecurity, physical security, and information security practices and chairs the ABA Fraud Coordination Group. In addition, he acts as a media spokesman for the ABA and the banking industry on these issues. He currently helps coordinate ABA’s response to the coronavirus pandemic focusing on operational issues and return to normal operations strategies. His past experiences include leadership positions in the Department of Homeland Security and in the Department of Defense.

A copy of Paul's slides from the 2021 Economic Outlook Forum can be found here

Peter Ricchiuti
Senior Professor of Practice, Tulane University
Peter created and runs the nationally acclaimed Burkenroad Reports student stock research program at Tulane University. Peter is a graduate of Babson College and began his career with the investment firm of Kidder Peabody in Boston. He later managed Louisiana’s $3 billion investment portfolio while serving as the assistant state treasurer. Peter has addressed more than 1,100 groups in 47 states and several countries. He has been featured in BARRON’S, Kiplinger’s, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He also hosts a popular weekly business show on National Public Radio in New Orleans called “Out To Lunch.”

A copy of Peter's slides from the 2021 Economic Outlook Forum can be found here

Event Recording

 

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College of Business and Economic Development
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Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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