As the economic and financial disruptions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to continue to effect the global economy, Zeifmans hosted the webinar, Andersen’s Economic Update in these Uncharted Waters, featuring economist, Dr. Peter Andersen.
Over the course of the webinar, Dr. Peter Andersen provides and economic update on the following:
- When and how will it end?
- Key indicators to watch
- Is there any good news?
- Differences and similarities with the last recession
- Differences between the Canadian and US economies
- How will we pay for the stimulus packages?
- What will the new normal look like?
Listen to the full webinar below:
About Dr. Peter Andersen:
Dr. Andersen is an independent consulting economist. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.
He then worked at Canada’s version of the US Federal Reserve – the Bank of Canada. He became Assistant Chief of its Research
Department, specializing in economic forecasting.
Peter then joined the management consulting firm Woods Gordon, which later became Ernst & Young. He was a partner with this national management consulting firm and he directed its business conditions forecasting practice.
Communication and the need to put economic analysis into terms that are useful for business decision-making are his top priority.
His clients cover a wide range of major corporations, financial institutions and buying groups in sectors such as investment management, portfolio management, insurance, financial planning, human resources, home building, building materials, retailing and trucking.
He communicates with CEOs, company owners and senior management on an on-going basis with boardroom meetings, video conferencing, economic reports, email commentary, conference calls and web based video links.
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