2018 Economic Outlook On-Demand Recording

Presented by Alex Chausovsky, Senior Analyst at ITR Economics


The session will provide ITR's views of what to expect from the US and global economies in 2018. ITR Economics senior analyst Alex Chausovsky will connect the dots between the macroeconomic inputs and the decisions facing business leaders.

Alex will explain how ITR’s economic forecasts will impact factors such as resource allocation, inventory management, capital investment, hiring and borrowing activity. The presentation will cover such topics as:



  • An in-depth analysis of the current US macroeconomic environment, the major markets that MHEDA members participate in, and what to expect in 2018.
  • Industry and consumer trends relevant to MHEDA member companies, expectations for business to business activity, inflation and ITR’s outlook for emerging economies.
  • Interest rates, oil and commodity prices and exchange rate expectations for next year.
  • The presentation’s content is suited for business owners, managers and decision makers at all levels of organizations.



Alex Chausovsky is a Senior Analyst at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial manufacturing, energy efficiency and automation. Alex regularly delivers keynote addresses at leading industry conferences and association events, and his research has been featured in major industry trade publications and magazines, including NPR and the Wall Street Journal.

Alex has been consulting and advising companies throughout the US, Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years. He is currently responsible for providing reliable industry and company forecasts, presentations, and economic consulting services to small businesses, trade associations, and Fortune 500 companies across a spectrum of industries.