Eastern Panhandle Economic Outlook Conference

WV Economic Outlook 2017

WV Econonmic Outlook 2017 Download

2016 Economic Outlook Conference Schedule:

Thank You to the 2016 EOC Sponsors:


November 15, 2016
Holiday Inn, Martinsburg, WV



11:30 a.m. | Registration and Lunch

11:50 p.m. | Welcome and Overview
John Deskins, Ph.D., Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, WVU College of Business and Economics

Noon | United States Economic Outlook
Andy Bauer, Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

12:45 p.m. | Eastern Panhandle/WV Economic Outlook
John Deskins, Ph.D.

1:30 p.m. | Short Presentations
Sandy Hamilton, Executive Director, Berkeley County Development Authority
Diego Gattesco, Director, US Export Assistance Center, US Department of Commerce

2:00 p.m. | Close


For decision-makers, strategic planners and analysts who depend on having the best available information on economic trends in our state and nation.

Expert economists and WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research Director John Deskins forecast the coming year’s economic trends.

Attendees will receive the following:

  • West Virginia Economic Outlook 2017, the annual forecast that tracks county and statewide indicators such as jobs by industry, labor force, population and personal income
  • Eastern Panhandle Regional Economic Outlook 2017