PIHRA South Orange Co
2018 Economic Forecast: What HR Needs to Know
With the political landscape on shaky ground, what can we expect in 2018? Economic indicators are widely published in headlines, but what does that mean for our local market? We will examine elements of the macro-economy and discuss the impact to California and Orange County. More specifically, we will explore what this means to the HR community.
Participants will learn:
- How Orange County compares to California as well as the national economy
- What to expect in the local labor and housing markets
- 3 economic indicators the HR community needs to be aware of in 2018
7:00am - 7:30am: Registration & Networking
7:30am - 8:00am: Welcome
8:00am - 9:00am: Speaker Presentation
9:00am - 9:15am: Raffle & Closing Remarks
Somjita Mitra, Ph.D., LAEDC
Somjita Mitra, Ph.D. is the Director of the Institute for Applied Economics at LAEDC. She joined the Institute for Applied Economics as an Economist in June 2013. She is involved in the planning, designing and conducting of research and analysis for consulting clients and local businesses and governments, as well as for LAEDC’s internal departments. Her focus is in regional analysis, economic impact studies and the industrial and occupational structure of local economies.
Before joining the LAEDC, Dr. Mitra was an Economist for a local economic research and litigation consulting company evaluating economic damages, estimating lost profits, identifying key economic issues and developing necessary analytical and empirical frameworks. Prior to this, Dr. Mitra was a Project Director for a consumer research firm in Los Angeles where she managed projects that identified and analyzed key market issues for small, local firms as well as multinational corporations.
Dr. Mitra received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and her Master of Arts in Politics, Economics and Business as well as her Ph.D. in Economics from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Mitra enjoys volunteering in the local community and is actively involved in both women’s welfare and animal rescue organizations.
||This program has been approved for 1.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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Online registration closes on Monday, January 22, 2018, at 12:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.
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