North Carolina Economic Forecast

North Carolina Economic Forecast - UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business

Next Forecast: September 22, 2022

Join us as Dr. John Connaughton, Professor of Financial Economics for the Belk College of Business, presents his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy. The Forecast, celebrating its 40th anniversary this academic year, is recognized as the leading source of economic information for North Carolina.

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About the Series

UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton will present his quarterly forecast on the North Carolina economy during the North Carolina Economic Forecast. Under the direction of Dr. John Connaughton, the Economic Forecast has provided invaluable economic data for North Carolina since 1981. The Belk College of Business hosts a quarterly Economic Forecast with Dr. John Connaughton.

The virtual event is free and open to the public. You must register in advance to receive the Zoom event information.

Corporate Sponsorships

Sponsors of UNC Charlotte's North Carolina Economic Forecast provide essential funding for our research, publications, and the quarterly event. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or would like to learn more, email For more information on sponsorship levels, view the 2021-22 sponsorship packet

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