Forecast Direct
Forecast Direct No.17 - Supply Chains, Ocean Shipping, and Recession Risks

Forecast Direct No.17 - Supply Chains, Ocean Shipping, and Recession Risks

May 6, 2022

Featuring:

Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Vince Iacopella, Executive Vice President, Alba Wheels Up
Leo Feler, Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

 

This month, our podcast features a conversation with Vince Iacopella, Executive Vice President of Alba Wheels Up. We discuss supply chains and ocean shipping.

Ep. 16 - Is the Housing Boom About to Go Bust?

Ep. 16 - Is the Housing Boom About to Go Bust?

March 25, 2022

This month, our podcast features a conversation with Stuart Gabriel, UCLA Anderson Distinguished Professor of Finance, Arden Realty Chair, and Director of the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. We discuss housing prices, interest rates, and housing supply.

Ep. 15 - Parenting, School Closures, and Student Achievement During the Pandemic

Ep. 15 - Parenting, School Closures, and Student Achievement During the Pandemic

January 26, 2022
This month, our podcast features a conversation with Professors Jerry Nickelsburg and Emily Oster regarding research on parenting decisions, COVID school closures, student achievement during the pandemic, and correlation versus causality.
Ep. 14 - Entrepreneurship and Opportunity Zones

Ep. 14 - Entrepreneurship and Opportunity Zones

December 20, 2021

This month, our podcast features a conversation with Kenan Fikri, Research Director at the Economic Innovation Group. We discuss entrepreneurship and opportunity zones.

Ep. 13 - The Future of Cities

Ep. 13 - The Future of Cities

November 21, 2021

This month, our podcast features a conversation with Vernon Henderson, Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics. Professor Henderson is one of the world’s leading urban economists. We talk with him about the future of cities.

Ep. 12 - Job Search, Job Posting and Unemployment Insurance During the COVID-19 Crisis

Ep. 12 - Job Search, Job Posting and Unemployment Insurance During the COVID-19 Crisis

September 20, 2021

This month, our podcast features a conversation with Leo Feler and Ioana Marinescu regarding research on how enhanced unemployment insurance affected job search and employment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ep. 11 - How Climate Change and Weather Directly Affect Labor Supply

Ep. 11 - How Climate Change and Weather Directly Affect Labor Supply

August 17, 2021
This month, our podcast features a conversation with Leila Bengali, Nora Pankratz, and Jisung Park regarding their recent work on how climate change and weather affects labor supply.
Ep. 10 - Groundwater Use in California Agriculture

Ep. 10 - Groundwater Use in California Agriculture

July 17, 2021

This month, our podcast features a conversation with UCLA Anderson Economist, Leila Bengali, and Professors Fiona Burlig, Louis Preonas, and Matt Woerman, regarding their recent paper on groundwater use in California agriculture.

Ep. 9 - Streets of Gold

Ep. 9 - Streets of Gold

June 16, 2021

For this edition of Forecast Direct, Leo Feler has a conversation with Leah Boustan, Professor of Economics at Princeton University about American Immigration. Following is an edited summary of our conversation. Condensed transcript and full video of our conversation are available here

Ep. 8 - To Close or Not to Close: Public Health Interventions and the Economy

Ep. 8 - To Close or Not to Close: Public Health Interventions and the Economy

June 16, 2021
For this edition of Forecast Direct, UCLA Anderson Forecast director Jerry Nickelsburg has a conversation with Emil Verner, Assistant Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan on whether pandemics or public health interventions depress the economy.
 
Summary of the conversation and full video are available here:
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