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Beacon Economics has delivered hundreds of presentations to audiences across North America. We host our own economic forecast conferences and send speakers to conventions, conferences, industry and business meetings, symposiums, and educational forums.




public speaking photo2-11-16 Tech Fueled Job Market Powers Record Boom for Silicon Valley
"There is a freak-out in the financial markets, and technology stocks are getting punched," says Founding Partner Christopher Thornberg in disucussing the slow down in Silicon Valley's regional economy during the last quarter of 2015. Read more in the San Jose Mercury News.

2-5-16 California Export Trade's Winning Streak Snapped in 2015
The value of California exports fell in 2015 - the first annual decline since 2009. Still, the state is faring better than most of the nation's other top exporting locations. Read more in the Sacramento Bee.

1-17-16 No Worries for So. Cal Economy
Southern California's economy is growing at a nice, steady pace despite recent upheavals in the stock market and a slowdown in China. Watch Founding Partner Christopher Thornberg's interview on News Conference at NBC 4 Los Angeles.

1-15-16 California's Affordable Housing Crisis Spreads to the Middle Class
California's lack of housing is affecting middle-income residents, and the social consequences of that are not being fully appreciated says Founding Partner Christopher Thornberg. Read his recent op-ed from Zocalo in the San Francisco Chronicle.



public speaking photo 2-11-16 2016 Educator's Event
CLIENT: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company
SPEAKER: Christopher Thornberg

2-9-16 Senior Leadership Meeting
CLIENT: Capital One Bank
SPEAKER: Christopher Thornberg

1-27-16 Rental Housing Outlook
CLIENT: California Apartment Association
SPEAKER: Christopher Thornberg

1-26-16 Board of Supervisors Retreat
CLIENT: Contra Costa County
SPEAKER: Christopher Thornberg

1-15-16 Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast
CLIENT: Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
SPEAKER: Christopher Thornberg


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