USM Muskie School of Public Service Professor of Public Policy & Management Charles Colgan will give his economic forecast for 2011. Colgan’s economic predictions are based on his analysis of employment trends, income, retail sales, and a range of other indicators.
Dr. Colgan also serves as a research fellow at the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and chief economist for the National Ocean Economics Program. He also chairs the Maine Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission, which prepares an economic outlook report for state budget preparation.
This talk was recorded on January 5, 2011 at Hannaford Lecture Hall on the Portland Campus of the University of Southern Maine.