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Welcome & Economist Presentation

    Sep 21, 2021 08:00 AM --Sep 21, 2021 08:30 AM


MEETING INFORMATION

We're excited to announce that the Chief Economist for Washington State, Dr. Stephen Lerch, will be presenting during our Welcome Session for the Fall Business Conference. Dr. Lerch will provide an update on the WA State Economy and how it impacts housing and real estate.

ABOUT STEPHEN LERCH, p.H.D
Stephen Lerch is the executive director of the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. Steve most recently held the position of Research Director at the Washington State Investment Board. He has a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University. Previously, he has worked as an economist and researcher on public finance and health care issues in government (U.S. Congress, Joint Committee on Taxation; Washington State Department of Revenue) and the private sector (HCIA-Sachs/Solucient). He has also previously served as an interim director for the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

 

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