The U.S. economy showed a remarkable degree of resilience in 2023, but cracks are beginning to appear due to significant monetary tightening. Inflation is receding, but will the Fed ease policy before a full-blown economic storm develops?
Join the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance and Wells Fargo, the host of the event, for this informative breakfast. Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist of Wells Fargo's Corporate & Investment Bank, will discuss the outlook for economic growth, and answer any attendee questions from the crowd.
------- Jay Bryson is a Managing Director and the Chief Economist for Wells Fargo's Corporate and Investment Bank, a position he has held since August 2018. In this role, Jay leads the Economics Group, which provides analysis on economic and financial developments in the major economies of the world as well as forecasts of macroeconomic variables in these economies. He was Wells Fargo's Global Economist between 1998 and 2018.
Before joining Wells Fargo in 1998, Jay was an economist in the Division of International Finance at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC. He started his career as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Alabama. Jay has also lectured on international economics and macroeconomics at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University.
He has published in academic and popular economic journals, and his comments on the economy regularly appear in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and USA Today. He makes frequent appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Jay is a member of the American Economic Association and the Charlotte Economics Club. He is also a member of the National Association for Business Economics and served on its board of directors from 2010 to 2013. Jay received his BA and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.