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Economic Forecast Breakfast

Economic Forecast Breakfast 2012

Department of Economics
Richards College of Business
and
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Campus Center Ballroom UWG Campus

Featuring:

John B. Jung, Jr.
Senior Managing Director 
Marketing & Intergration
BB&T Capital Markets
and
William J. Smith, Ph.D.
University of West Georgia

Each person attending will receive a copy of the
2010 West Georgia Regional Outlook
For information:call 678-839-6477
email: dboldt@westga.edu

As the Chief Operating Officer at BB&T Capital Markets, Mr. Jung focuses on integrating BB&T Capital Markets platform with BB&T’s banking operations. Mr. Jung has 24 years of experience in the capital markets business, the first 13 as an investment banker, fixed-income trader, and head of sales and trading at Craigie Incorporated (a merger partner of BB&T), and the last eleven as a member of the BB&T Capital Markets management group. Mr. Jung graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. He returned to The Darden School at the University of Virginia, where he earned his Masters in Business Administration

 

Dr. William J. Smith, Ph.D., University of West Georgia is an Associate Professor of  Economics at the University of West Georgia. Formerly,  Dr. Smith was a research associate at the Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University . He specialized in the study of growth patterns of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area and in the empirical analysis of state tax policies. Joey will provide an update on the outlook for the state and West Georgia Economics. Joey is a graduate of Haralson County High School.

 Previous Forecast Breakfasts

 

 Year

 Document

 Highlights

 2011

 West Georgia Regional Outlook 2011

Speakers Dr. Roger Tutterow, Professor of Economics at Mercer University,
William "Joey" Smith, Ph.D. University of West Georgia
 2010

 West Georgia Regional Outlook 2010

Speakers: Dr. Martin Regalia, Cheif Economist at the United States Chamber of Commerce and William "Joey" Smith, Ph.D. University of West Georgia

 2009

West Georgia Regional Outlook 2009 

Speakers: Donald Ratajczak, Consulting Economist for Morgan Keegan and Emeritus Professor Georgia State University and William "Joey" Smith, Ph.D. University of West Georgia

 2008

West Georgia Regional Outlook 2008 

Speakers: Dr .Kenneth Heaghney, Fiscal Economist State of Georgia, and William "Joey" Smith, Ph.D. University of West Georgia 

 2007

 West Georgia Regional Outlook 2007

Speakers: Rajeev Dhawan, Director of the GSU Robinson College of Business Economic Forecasting Center, and William "Joey" Smith, Ph.D. University of West Georgia

 2006

West Georgia Regional Outlook 2006

Dr. Quincy Krosby, Hartford's Chief Investment Strategist and William "Joey" Smith, Ph.D. University of West Georgia

 2005

West Georgia Regional Outlook 2005

Dr. Donald Ratajzak, Regent's Professor of the  Economics Emeritus at Georgia State University and Michael Christ, Director of  International and Regional Analysis Atlanta Federal Reserve

 2004

West Georgia Regional Outlook 2004

Milton Ezrati, Senior Economic Strategist, Lord Abbett and Dr. Michael Raper, Professor, Department of Economics at the University of West Georgia

 2003

West Georgia Regional Outlook 2003

Michael Chriszt of the Atlanta Federal Reserve and Dr. Michael Raper, Professor, Department of Economics at the University of West Georgia