2020 U.S. Economic Outlook: Has The Fed Done Enough?

Event Details

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Baruch College Zicklin School of Business
William and Anita Newman Conference Center, Baruch College Library, Room 750
151 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Description

Please join the Foreign Policy Association in welcoming Chief U.S. Economist for Morgan Stanley, Ellen Zentner.

In 2020, lower interest rates continue to support the economy. Exports and business investment rise from very low levels due to improvement in global economic conditions. These factors stabilize the slowdown in US growth. Economic policy uncertainty in the presidential election year is a key downside risk.


Event Speakers

    • Ellen Zentner - Speaker
      Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

      Ellen Zentner is Chief US Economist and a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Zentner has been named to the “Bloomberg Best” list of top forecasters of the US economy and has 20-plus years’ experience as a Fed watcher and markets-based economist, with a keen eye toward early identification of market-moving trends. In 2018, she and her team received the Lawrence R. Klein Award for the most accurate economic forecasts from 2014 to 2017.

      Ellen joined Morgan Stanley in 2013 from Nomura Securities International, where she served as Senior Economist for Fixed Income. Previously, she served as the Senior Economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., and Senior Economist at the Texas State Comptroller.

      Ellen serves on the Economic Advisory panel for the New York Federal Reserve Bank as well as the American Bankers’ Association Economic Advisory Committee. She is a member and was the 2019 Chair of the SIFMA Economic Advisory Roundtable. Ms. Zentner is a Director of the National Association for Business Economics as well as The NABE Foundation, and has been a past president of the New York Association for Business Economics. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado and is an avid fly fisherman.


    • Ellen Zentner