Wed, Nov 18|
Lunch & Learn: New Federal Economic Data
Get the latest data, fresh from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis quantifying the economic impact of outdoor recreation on the state and national economy. Plenty of time for questions.
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
About the Event
Our guest speaker today is Dirk van Duym, a Research Economist at the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), focusing on improving state and local economic measurement. His responsibilities have involved the development of the prototype state-level Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account, and working to research and implement new measures of income inequality and housing services. Dr. van Duym has an MA and a PhD (2018) in economics from the University of Minnesota, where he wrote his dissertation on the economics of water policy in the western U.S.