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Charlotte Economics Club
The Charlotte Economics Club’s mission is to provide leadership in the use and understanding of economic information and industry trends that affect our region’s economic growth.
October 8, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Marc Goldwein is the Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where he guides and conducts research on a wide array of topics related to fiscal policy and the federal budget. He is frequently quoted in a number of major media outlets and works regularly with Members of Congress and their staffs on budget-related issues. In 2010, Marc served as Associate Director of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (The Fiscal Commission), and in 2011 he was a senior budget analyst on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (The Super Committee). He has also conducted research for the Government Accountability Office, the World Bank, the Historian's Office at the Social Security Administration, and the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley. In addition to his work at the Committee, Marc teaches economics at the University of California DC and at Johns Hopkins University, where he was the 2013 recipient of Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2011, Marc was featured in the Forbes "30 Under 30" list for Law & Policy. Contact him at [email protected] and find him on Twitter at @MarcGoldwein.
Please join Marc Goldwein from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget for a conversation about the fiscal health of the country in light of the COVID pandemic. With this year’s deficit at $3.3 trillion, triple last year, Goldwein will brief the audience about where we go from here and will highlight the Committee’s signature (more…)
December 9, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ellen Zentner is Chief US Economist and a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Zentner has been named to the “Bloomberg Best” list of top forecasters of the US economy and has 20-plus years’ experience as a Fed watcher and markets-based economist, with a keen eye toward early identification of market-moving trends. In 2018, she and her team received the Lawrence R. Klein Award for the most accurate economic forecasts from 2014 to 2017. Ellen joined Morgan Stanley in 2013 from Nomura Securities International, where she served as Senior Economist for Fixed Income. Previously, she served as the Senior Economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., and Senior Economist at the Texas State Comptroller. Ellen serves on the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee (TBAC), the Economic Advisory Panel for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as well as the American Bankers’ Association, and is Chair of SIFMA’s Economic Advisory Roundtable. She is a Director of the National Association for Business Economics as well as the NABE Foundation, and is a past president of NYABE. Ms. Zentner holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado and is an avid fly fisherman.