This episode of Flashback Friday was originally published on: July 28, 2014
Joel Naroff is the Founder, President & Chief Economist with Naroff Economic Advisors and a member of the Newsmax Financial Braintrust Alliance. He’s also the author of, “Big Picture Economics: How to Navigate the New Global Economy.”
Naroff gives his take on the economic recovery and when he expects inflation to hit, if at all. He also discusses the effects tax cuts have on the economy.
Naroff then talks about international economic hotspots and where people should produce and sell in our global economy. He thinks certain international events can ripple through the economy and ultimately affect workers in the Midwest.
(2:27) Little Rock Creating Wealth in Today’s Economy Boot Camp and property tour, and other announcements
(4:28) A special message from Bill Clinton
(5:01) News about Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia
(19:19) Introducing Joel Naroff
(19:55) Are we in a real economic recovery?
(22:26) Joel Naroff’s inflation forecast
(25:17) A look at the globalization of the economy and the US’ importing of deflation
(27:02) Have we exploited the world’s cheap labor yet?
(30:08) Tax policy and offshore businesses
(35:50) Why the banks aren’t lending very much
(39:37) How does the growing middle class in China affect Indiana?
(43:40) Closing comments
Joel L. Naroff is the president and founder of Naroff Economic Advisors, a strategic economic consulting firm. He advises companies across the country on the risks and opportunities that economic developments may have on the organization’s operating environment.
A nationally recognized economic forecasting expert, Joel has received numerous honors. In 2011, he received the National Association for Business Economics Outlook Award as the top economic forecaster. NABE is the premier professional association for business economists. He also received the award in 2007. In 2008, he was awarded the Lawrence Klein Award for Blue Chip forecasting excellence. This is one of the oldest and most prestigious forecasting honors. Joel was the Bloomberg Business News top economic forecaster in 2008. In 2006, he was MSNBC’s top forecaster.
Joel received his bachelor degrees in economics and chemistry from the Stony Brook University and his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, teaches at the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking, is a past chairman of the American Bankers Association’s Economic Advisory Committee and is a past president of the Philadelphia Council of Business Economists.