This will be a joint meeting with the IMA Cleveland East Chapte
Joseph G. Haubrich is an Economist and VP of Research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
The more things change, the more they remain the same. As business adapts to changes in technology, competition, and customer requirements many organizations have needs to change. Fortunately or unfortunately, these significant developments are not unprecedented in history. Fortunately, because economic history shows that eras characterized by expanding trade and innovation enjoy substantial increases in the living standards of those who participate. Unfortunately, because politial history shows the tensions created by social changes associated with economic unheaval can cause civil unrest, protectionism, demagoguery, and even war. Increased trade among nations and technological advancement truly benefit mankind. During this session you will learn of the latest developments and forecasts for our business needs.
Joseph G. Haubrich is a consultant and economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he heads the Financial Markets and Institutions Unit. His research interests are banking and financial markets, uncertainty, and organizational design. Before coming to Cleveland, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In his spare time, he raises wildflowers and his four children.