The State of the Economy
June 15, 2020
Watch as two noted economists – Daniel Bachman, Ph.D. of Deloitte and James Hughes, Ph.D. of Rutgers – discuss the short- and long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on both the national and New Jersey economies. How long will it take to get back to pre-crisis levels? How many businesses are expected to survive and how many will go out of business? How long will the economic fallout from the crisis last? Hear their expert opinions on these topics and more.
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.
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James W. Hughes
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.
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