RELEASE DATE: JULY 18, 2022
DURATION: 103 MINUTES
Live broadcast date July 12, 2022
This year’s online/virtual Your Economy — Your Credit Union conference will equip credit unions for navigating the unpredictable economies of California and Nevada in 2023, as well as the housing market and local homeowner affordability:
- “Recession watch,” inflation, interest rates, financial markets, and the job market.
- Tension in Eastern Europe and effects on U.S. economic growth and credit unions.
- Housing market trajectory, migration patterns, and mortgage marketplace considerations.
- What the future of “housing affordability” and local policies mean for credit union members.
- Regional housing decisions, fostering affordability, and homeownership/lending solutions.
- Navigating the nexus of local agencies, public/private initiatives, policy, and member wellbeing.
MEET THE PRESENTERS
Dr. Robert Eyler, Labor Market And Housing Expert, Economist, Professor, And Credit Union Board Member
Economist at Sonoma State University, director of the university’s Center for Regional Economic Analysis, and founder of Economic Forensics & Analytics Inc. Eyler is also a board member of Redwood Credit Union and specializes in local labor markets, households and consumer trends, interest rates, macroeconomic forecasting, and monetary/banking policies. He is president of Economic Forensics and Analytics (EFA), author of two books and several articles, and is routinely used as an expert witness in research.
Dr. Jay Prag, Professor, Housing Affordability and Inflation Expert, Economist and Professor, and 36-Year Credit Union Member
Economist and Professor at Claremont McKenna College’s Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. The “Pragonomics” professor and 36-year credit union member is also vice chair of the board of directors of LINC Housing, a nonprofit low-income residential developer in Long Beach, CA. Prag is also clinical professor of economics and finance at Claremont McKenna College’s Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. He has also served there as academic director for the Executive MBA and Financial Engineering Programs. Previously, he taught at Harvey Mudd College, Pomona College, and was the corporate finance trainer at Edison International for seven years. He is author of multiple books and professional journal articles/research papers.