The US economy is at a crossroads. While the changes we're facing weren’t caused entirely by the great recession, it did send us down a different trajectory. In this week's episode, we take a look forward to examine the dynamics that determine economic growth, including workforce and productivity growth, advancements in technology, and global governance. We also look at the risks that may impact our macroeconomic forecasts. Chris Benko, PwC's senior economic advisor, joins Heather Horn to discuss:
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Chris Benko leads the PwC Analytic Insights organization, a team of 100 analysts and data scientists leveraging technology-enabled predictive analytics to develop forward-looking points of view on industry, company and thematic issues as well as help firm leadership solve its most complex problems.
Heather Horn is PwC's National office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 25 years of experience, Heather's accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.