The plenary “State and Provincial Forecast” panel is a centerpiece of the PNREC conference. This year’s panel features eight prominent regional economists.
Chris Lawless, British Columbia.
Chris Lawless is the Chief Economist for the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
Nathaniel Clayville, Idaho.
Nathaniel Clayville is an Economist in the Idaho Division of Financial Management.
Pat Barkey, Montana.
Pat Barkey is the Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana.
Tom Potiowsky, Oregon.
Tom Potiowsky is the Director of the Northwest Institute for Applied Economic Research and Chair of the Department of Economics at Portland State University.
Roger Coupal, Wyoming.
Roger Coupal is an Associate Professor and Department Head in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wyoming.
Steve Lerch, Washington.
Steve Lerch is the Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.
Neal Fried, Alaska (invited).
Neal Fried is an economist with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Bob Fox, Alberta (invited).
Bob Fox is the Executive Vice President of Fox Consulting.