About Dr. Gene Stanaland
Gene Stanaland’s reputation as the “Will Rogers of economics” stems directly from the witty and entertaining way he makes the complex subject of economics fun, entertaining, and understandable for every audience. His sense of humor, stage presence, and expertise consistently win him rave reviews.
Now head of GSE, Inc., his own economics and management consulting firm, Gene Stanaland was a professor of economics at Auburn University for 20 years. His client list reads like a Who’s Who in business, and includes such corporations as Teledyne, General Electric, Burlington Industries, Georgia Pacific, DuPont, Kraft, and Dow Chemical. His expertise also puts him in demand at such educational institutions as the Foreign Service Institute, the University of Dallas, and Mercer University’s Executives Forum. He also serves on several corporate boards. Stanaland’s experience in academia, business, and corporate America makes him an ideal business speaker for any discussion of America’s current and future economic state.
The Current Economy: How We Got Here, Where Are Going?
The nature of the presentation is an analysis of the current economic conditions. Hence, the content will emphasize events occurring at the time of the presentation.
– Economic policies or events that have led to the economic news we have been experiencing.
– An analysis of the economic impact of political activity coming out of Washington, DC.
– Federal Reserve Board actions past and present in light of the Greenspan Board approach to Monetary policy.
– A forecast for the remainder of the current year and for the next.
– A question and answer period if desired
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– Chester L. Miller, Frito-Lay
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– C. C. ‘Jay’ Brown, James River Corporation
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– L. B. Wyatt, IBM
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– Nikolaj M. Petrovic, American Dental Trade Association