Wheeling Economic Outlook Conference Set for Tuesday

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The Wheeling Economic Conference, which is set for Tuesday, October 13, will provide comprehensive information about many aspects of the economy.

Stakeholders in the Wheeling economy will be able to get an analysis and forecast of the region's economic landscape.

The conference is hosted by the West Virginia University Bureau of Business and Economic Research and will be held at the Oglebay Resort & Conference Center.

The event starts at 8 a.m. and will include the U.S. economic outlook by Guhan Venkatu, Vice President and Senior Regional Officer, Pittsburgh Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. The national outlook will be followed by the West Virginia Economic Outlook, presented by John Deskins , BBER director. The final component of the program will feature a panel discussion on West Virginia economic issues.

Deskins said that four of the primary indicators of the economy include population, employment, the unemployment rate and real per capita personal income.


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