GBAR- Economic Expectations ( A Forecast of the 2018 Housing Market)

  • Dates: 16 – 16 Nov, 2017
  • Location: Boston, MA, USA
  • Address: 600 Atlantic Ave.
  • Contact: Mai Tran
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  • Phone: 617-399-7857

Economic Expectations:

A Forecast of the 2018 Housing Market

Thursday, November 16, 2017, Federal Reserve Bank

600 Atlantic Ave., Boston, MA

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


(2 CE Credits:  National Economic Trends and the Real Estate Professional - RE34RC03)


Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast:  9:00 am – 10:00 am    
 Program:  10:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce our

distinguished speakers for our 6th annual Economic Expectations program.

  Lawrence Yun, Ph.D. - Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSâ.  Dr. Yun directs research activity for the association and regularly provides commentary on real estate market trends for its 1 million REALTORâ members.  Dr. Yun creates NAR’s forecasts and participates in many economic forecasting panels, including the Blue Chips and the Harvard University Industrial Economist Council. He appears regularly on financial news outlets, is a frequent speaker at real estate conferences throughout the United States, and has testified before Congress. USA Today in 2008 listed him among the top 10 economic forecasters in the country and he has been named among the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders by INMAN News.


Joseph Song is a vice president and Senior U.S. Economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. He provides in-depth research and timely analysis on U.S. macroeconomic trends and monetary policy to the sales force, traders and clients. Song is responsible for assisting in the development of the U.S. economic outlook and macroeconomic models with a primary focus on the U.S. labor market. Prior to joining BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, Song was a U.S. economist in the Fixed Income Research Group at Nomura Securities International. He started his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a research associate in the Research and Statistics Group. Song has a bachelor’s degree with honors in economics and chemistry from Williams College. He is based in New York.


GBAR Member: $25.00 | Non-Members: $40.00


Due to the visitor policy at the Federal Reserve Bank you must pre-register for this event. No walk-ins will be allowed to enter the building, no exceptions. Registration will close on November 10, 2017. You must bring a valid, government issued ID. We appreciate your cooperation.