The Impact of COVID-19 on the Minnesota & Regional Economy

When:  Feb 23, 2021 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Minneapolis Chapter

Join the IMA Minneapolis Chapter for a presentation on Tuesday February 23rd at 6:30pm.

"The Impact of COVID-19 on the Minnesota & Regional Economy" presented by, Joe Mahon, Regional Outreach Director (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Joe Mahon of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank will provide us with an update on the COVID-19 impact on the Minnesota & surrounding regional economy. In what has been perhaps the most far-reaching obstacle for traditional businesses, this should be an informative presentation.

Presentation overview:
After a brief intro on the Federal Reserve and its role in the economy, Mr. Mahon will discuss the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business activity in Minnesota and the region and the challenges this has posed for economic forecasting and policymaking, before sharing some indicators of the near-term economic outlook. Joe will pay special attention to manufacturing, consumer spending, labor markets, and if time allows, agriculture

About our speaker:
Joe Mahon is a regional outreach director. Prior to that, he served as a regional economist and as a staff writer and analyst for Bank publications The Region and fedgazette. Mahon’s primary responsibilities involve tracking several sectors of the Ninth District economy—an area that covers Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Montana, and portions of Wisconsin and Michigan—for the Fed. Sectors he follows closely include agriculture, manufacturing, energy, and mining. He holds degrees in economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota

Registration is mandatory to participate. To ensure accurate CPE reporting, please provide your correct IMA member number as listed in your IMA membership profile. Your first and last name should also be as per your IMA profile. If any details are incorrect this could delay your CPE credits being reported to your transcript and error with your certificate of attendance.

Non-IMA members, put "N/A" in Member number field.


Online Instructions:
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