An Economic Forecast by Diane Swonk

The Real Estate and Building Trades Division and the Young Real Estate Group (YREG) of the Jewish United Fund hosted an evening of networking with guest speaker Diane Swonk, senior managing director and chief economist at Mesirow Financial Jan. 20 at the James Hotel. As the Obama administration comes into office, Swonk gave the group an economic forecast for the year ahead. “The best we can do is throw pillows under the plane when it crashes, but we will come back,” she said. “We are a nation of survivors. It is in our DNA. We are survivors, and we will survive this as well.”

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