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Lions, and Tigers, and Bears. Oh, my.

Inflation, Interest Rates, and Fiscal|Monetary Policy.
With high interest rates, lingering inflation, and weakening economic growth, investors may be anticipating a lackluster second half of 2023. What lies ahead for the U.S. and Jacksonville economies for the rest of 2023?

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Paid reservations must be received by Noon on August 21st. Cancellations|Refunds accepted through August 16th. Registration minus $5.00 processing fee will be refunded.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Eastern Time


Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
4483 Southside Blvd
Jacksonville   FL   32216
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Aug 23 2023 11:30AM

Registration and Luncheon

Arrive early enough to pick-up your registration package. Enjoy your lunch while networking with your fellow attendees. Make meaningful connections with your colleagues and peers.

Roman Cech, PhD
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Aug 23 2023 12:00PM

Lions, Tigers, and Bears. Oh, My!

Dr. Roman Cech joins us again to explore the investing landscape for the remainder of the year. He'll share his current economic environment and what it means for capital markets in the second half of the year.

• How interest rates and inflation respond to recent fiscal and monetary policy changes
• How interest rates affect the economy in general and the housing sector in particular
• How these effects shape the construction and mortgage markets in Northeast Florida

Dr. Roman Cech is Professor of Economics at Florida State College in Jacksonville. He received his economics education in Europe and in the United States.

After graduating from Economics University in Bratislava, Slovakia in 1987, Dr. Cech was an assistant professor of economics there for four years. After the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia, he received a Fulbright fellowship and spent one year as a visiting professor at the University of Virginia in 1991. He stayed at UVA as a graduate student and instructor of economics and earned his M.A. in 1995 and Ph.D. in 2001.

Between 2001 and 2003 Dr. Cech worked in Germany. As a member of the German Advisory Group, he advised the government of Ukraine on macroeconomic reforms of tax system, social security and budget. In 2003 Dr. Cech returned to the United States and held academic positions at Longwood University in Virginia and most recently at Florida State College in Jacksonville.

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Event ID  335