2020 Keynote: The Economic Outlook – An Update
Dr. Lindsey Piegza, Chief Economist, Stifel Fixed Income
Sunday, March 15 | 11:00am – 12:15pm | Room 153 A/B
Chief Economist Dr. Lindsey Piegza will be back for another year to give an update on the pace of our economic recovery and what it means going forward for overall growth, interest rates and monetary policy. She will cover macro-economic trends in consumer spending and corporate investment, in addition to new Federal Reserve policy initiatives and the potential economic effects of these changes. She will also examine the changing global and political environment, and the outlook for potential recession. Participants will leave this session able to advise management teams on the possible effect of economic issues on their organizations.
Dr. Lindsey Piegza is the Chief Economist for Stifel Financial. She specializes in the research and
analysis of economic trends and activity, world economies, financial markets, and monetary and fiscal
policies. Prior to her role with Stifel, she was the Senior Economist for an investment bank in New York
City for eight years consulting clients in the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
A highly sought-after speaker across national and international forums, Piegza is often quoted in the
business press. She is a regular guest on CNBC, Fox News, CNN and Bloomberg, as well as national radio and other business news outlets. Piegza is also a monthly op-ed contributor for The Hill.
In addition to her role with Stifel, Piegza is an instructor at the Pacific Coast Banking School, a member of the Chicago Federal Reserve Advisory Committee and a well-respected author. Piegza has published numerous academic papers in prestigious journals such as the Harvard Business Review and in textbooks from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Piegza is a member of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and American
Economic Association (AEA). She holds two degrees from Northwestern University in political science and economics, and earned her Ph.D. in economics from the City University of New York. She is a native of Chicago and is based in Stifel’s downtown Chicago office
Keynote presentation is free and open to all badge holders.