General Session

Stephen Happel

The U.S. Economy in the Post-World War II Era and Trump's New Machinations: Implications for Marketing Specialists
Dr. Stephen Happel, Arizona State University

This highly informative session begins with a brief overview of previous presidential administrations and their general implications for marketing. Learn what the current administration is doing to the economy, including tax reform, the winners and losers, internet and social media trends, changing generations, and current interest rate policy. Specific attention will be given to credit unions for both the near term and the longer run. 

Key Takeaways

  • Where is the U.S. economy now?
  • Where will it be?
  • How will it impact you?
  • How the Trump Administration is impacting all of us

Knowledge level: Basic
Pre-requisites: None
No advance preparation is required
CPE Field of Study: Economics – Technical

About Dr. Stephen Happel 

Dr. Stephen Happel is a noted commentator on the U.S. economy. He is an Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business, where he started teaching in 1975. He received a B.A. in mathematics and economics from the University of Missouri in 1969, an M.A. from Duke in 1972, and a Ph.D. in economics from Duke in 1976. Happel’s teaching awards include the Burlington Northern Award, the ASU Distinguished Teaching Award, and Arizona Professor of the Year as selected by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. He speaks throughout the U.S. on Federal Reserve policy, current tax and spending proposals by White House and Congress, and demographic patterns to consider where the U.S. economy may go next.

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