Under the direction of Dr. John Connaughton, the Economic Forecast has provided invaluable economic data for North Carolina since 1981. Barings joined the Economic Forecast as a sponsor in 2010. The Belk College of Business hosts a quarterly luncheon and press conference for the business community and the media.
Dr. Connaughton is considered one of the top economists in North Carolina. He joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1978 and has served as director of the quarterly Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast since 1981. Dr. Connaughton also covers national and international economic issues including employment, energy, trade and government spending.
September 2018 Economic Forecast Summary
The Belk College of Business and Barings presented the Economic Forecast featuring UNC Charlotte economist Dr. John Connaughton on September 12, 2018. The program included a keynote presentation by UNC Charlotte economist Dr. John Connaughton.
Save the date: December 2018 Economic Forecast
The next Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12 at UNC Charlotte Center City.