Economic Outlook

Southern Miss Economic Outlook Forum - February 11, 2016

9am - 1pm Thad Cochran Center Ballroom Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Southern Miss serves as a catalyst for turning knowledge into innovation. The Sixth Annual Economic Outlook Forum will bring together experts from banking, finance and economic development to explore a number of issues and research related to the economic outlook for 2016. Speakers included: Adrienne Slack, Vice President and Regional Executive Federal Reserve Bank of New Orleans; Chad Newell, President Area Development Partnership; Darrin Webb, State Economist and Director University Research Center; Ashley Edwards, President Gulf Coast Business Council; and Lee Lawson, President and CEO Baldwin County Economic Development.   

Registration is currently closed. 

To read about the 2014 Economic Outlook forum visit Southern Miss Now.


A copy of the 2015 presentations can be found here. The presentations may not be recreated without written consent from the presenter.


Darrin Webb

Manfred Dix

Paula Tkac