NAPFA Webinar - The Status and Outlook of the U.S. Economy

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM   iCalendar

3:00 PM ET (2:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM PT)
Presented by: LaVaughn Henry, PhD, CBE, Banking and Regulatory Policy Analyst, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
1 NAPFA CE in I - Economic and Political Environment and 1 CFP® CE
Member: $39; Non-Member: $59

Provides a detailed analysis of the current status and challenges for the U.S. economy primarily with respect to the employment, consumer finance, and financial markets.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand dynamics of the labor markets and the challenges facing the new Administration
• Identify dynamics of the consumer finance markets and tools used to measure consumer health
• Recognize issues facing the financial markets and financial regulatory institutions

Speaker Bio:
Dr. LaVaughn M. Henry is a Sr. Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in the Executive office of the President where he is responsible for analyzing economic issues related to banking, education, and housing policy. He is currently on detail from the FDIC where he serves as a Policy Analyst in the Banking and Regulatory Policy section of the Division of Insurance and Research. In this role he assists in the interpretation, analysis, proposal and drafting of policy guidelines, existing and proposed statutes and regulations, and other relevant depository institution law.

Dr. Henry has diverse experience in both the private and public sectors including roles at Fannie Mae, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, The PMI Group, Ford Motor Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Budget Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Very active in the economic community, Dr. Henry currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the National Economists Club of Washington DC and chair of the Certified Business Economists (CBE) Development Committee for the National Association for Business Economists (NABE).Dr. Henry earned both his doctorate and master’s degrees in economics from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s degree from Rockhurst University, located in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.

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