SOURCE: Orange County Business Council

Orange County Business Council

October 25, 2011 17:53 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: CSUF/OCBC 17th Annual Economic Forecast Conference

Economic Trends and Outlook for Growth and Sustainability in New Economy "Where's My Boom?"

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 2011) -

How will the current economic conditions and trends impact the future of business and real estate markets?

Economists Dr. Anil Puri and Dr. Mira Farka will present economic trends and forecasts for the nation, Southern California and Orange County, during the 17th Annual Economic Forecast Conference sponsored by Orange County Business Council and Cal State Fullerton's Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

Dr. Puri, Dean of the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics and Cal State Fullerton, will present his analysis of the latest economic issues and trends detailing the future outlook for economic growth, which is predicted to go through a "long slog" over the next 18 months to two years. The findings include the anticipated rate of growth for unemployment rates, job creation and housing prices.

Dr. Farka, Associate Professor of Economics at Cal State Fullerton, will take a close look at the balance sheets of two main players in the US economy: consumers and businesses. Using proprietary data from Experian, the leading global credit information company based in Costa Mesa, Calif., Dr. Farka will provide unique insight on the overall health of consumers and businesses in Orange County.

Keynote speaker, Richard Davis, chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Bancorp, will share his insights on the economy and financial growth needed in the coming years at this sold out event.


  • Dr. Anil Puri, Dean, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton
  • Dr. Mira Farka, Associate Professor of Economics, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton
  • Richard K. Davis, Chairman, President and CEO, U.S. Bancorp

Thursday, October 27, 2011
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614


Media interested in attending should contact Katherine Reedy at or (949) 794-7221.

About OCBC:
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County's economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC serves member and investor businesses with nearly 250,000 employees and 2,000,000 worldwide. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America's sixth largest county. For more information, visit

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    Katherine Reedy
    Director of Communications