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Business Lunch: Unveiling Industry Trends with Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for AGC of America

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As one of the most respected voices in construction across the nation with more than 40 years of experience in evaluating the industry, Ken Simonson will be sharing his insights into trends and economic factors affecting the construction industry.

Kenneth D. Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations and The Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to 43,000 subscribers.

Ken has more than 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. He currently serves on the Census Bureau’s Scientific Advisory Committee and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Data Users Advisory Committee. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982.

Ken has a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MA in economics from Northwestern University.