BEPC Education Program - Anirban Basu & The Chamber of Data - Toward the Post-Pandemic World

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Zoom - Link will be emailed to registered attendees
Speaker: Anirban Basu

Pending - CE 1 Hour (CFP)

Sponsored by Maller Wealth Advisors, Inc.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Anirban Basu & The Chamber of Data - Toward the Post-Pandemic World

At last, 2021 is here.  This presentation supplies economic data and analysis juxtaposing the pre-pandemic and pandemic world, and then supplies a forecast for the post-pandemic one.  Among the areas of focus are labor markets, financial markets, real estate, construction, consumer spending, business investment, international trade and government finances. 

At the end of this presentation, audience members will be able to:

  • Recognize the manner in which COVID-19 impacted global, national, and regional economies
  • Identify likely long-term structural shifts facing key economic segments
  • Characterize the likely pace of economic recovery in 2021 and beyond
  • List the primary policy responses to the crisis
  • Detail several critical sources of future economic risk
  • Assess several key demographic implications, including those related to housing market dynamics

Two Meeting Requirement – To maintain membership in the Baltimore Estate Planning Council, active members are required to attend at least two educational meetings annually. Reservations must be pre-paid. 

Cancellation Policy – Reservations must be canceled in writing or by e-mail and received no later than Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Pennsylvania and Cambodia. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies and real estate developers among others. 

In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. He also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee. He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association. He serves or has served similar functions for Visit Baltimore, Maryland Realtors and Marcum, LLC.  

He lectures on global strategy at Johns Hopkins University and has also taught international economics, urban economics and micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins. His radio show can be heard weekdays on 88.1FM, WYPR, Baltimore.  

In both 2007 and 2016, the Daily Record newspaper selected Mr. Basu as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.

Mr. Basu has been on many boards over time, including First Mariner Bank, the Baltimore City Public School System, Port Discovery, the Baltimore School for the Arts and Union Memorial Hospital. He is currently on the boards of St. Mary’s College, the University System of Maryland Foundation, the Center for Emerging Media, the Lyric Opera House and the Archdiocese of Baltimore School System.

Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990. He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Juris Doctor was earned at the University Of Maryland School Of Law. His doctoral work is in health economics and has taken place at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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