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Thursday, June 4, 2020 Webcast

IssuesWatch Live: State of the Economy (E2006584)

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM EDT


1.0 CPE Credits in EC


Join us for a live broadcast as we examine the short- and long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic on both the New Jersey and national economies.


Two noted economists – Jim Hughes from Rutgers and Danny Bachman from Deloitte – will address the following questions and more:
  • How long will it take to get back to pre-crisis levels?
  • How will governments make up for lost revenue?
  • How many businesses are expected to survive and how many will go out of business?
  • Are there measures lawmakers can take to help ensure that more businesses survive?
  • How long will the economic fallout from the crisis last - one year, three years, five years?




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Daniel Bachman

Daniel Bachman, Ph.D.

Senior Manager


Danny Bachman, Ph.D., is responsible for Deloitte’s quarterly U.S. Economic Forecast and is a member of the Wall Street Journal’s Economic Forecasting Survey panel. Prior to Deloitte, Dr. Bachman worked as a forecaster, economic analyst and economic model expert at the U.S. Commerce Department and in the private sector. He also taught economics at Temple University. Dr. Bachman has a B.A. from Johns Hopkins and Ph.D. from Brown University.

James Hughes

James W. Hughes, Ph.D.

University Professor

Rutgers University- New Brunswick

James W. Hughes, Ph.D., was named University Professor in 2017 by the Board of Governors of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. As University Professor, he reports solely to the chief academic officer of Rutgers and has the university-wide privilege of conducting research and educational activities across the disciplines and schools of his choice. This prestigious position follows his 22-year tenure (1995-2017) as the dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers.

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Vice President of Government Relations

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Jeff Kaszerman is the vice president of government relations for New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA). He works with the CEO and board of directors to create and implement advocacy initiatives that protect and promote the interests of the CPA profession, the business community and the public. Jeff monitors legislative and executive branch activity that impacts CPAs by writing position papers, developing grass roots membership activities to enhance lobbying efforts and raising money for the NJ-CPA-PAC. He also liaisons with other pro-business groups like the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, NJ Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), and Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) to coordinate legislative strategies. Prior to joining the NJCPA 25 years ago, Jeff worked on several political campaigns, worked for former Governor Jim Florio and for Common Cause New York. He previously owned a lobbying and public affairs firm. Jeff graduated from Rutgers University, Newark, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and minored in Political Science and Business Administration. Jeff belongs to Compassion and Choices, the Humane Society and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He enjoys reading books about history and science.


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