Alabama Economic Outlook ©


The 2023 Alabama Economic Outlook Conference ©

The conference will be held in person on January 12, 2023 in Montgomery, AL at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel. Check-in will begin at 9:00am and the conference will be 9:30am-1:30pm. Registration is free this year.

Thank you to our sponsors GoDaddy and Boeing.

2023 Conference Agenda:

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel
      201 Tallapoosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104
Thursday, January 12, 2023

  • 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. | Conference Check-In, Coffee, and Networking
  • 9:30 – 9:40 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions
    • Dr. Sam Addy, Associate Dean for Economic Development Outreach for the Culverhouse College of Business &
      Senior Economic Forecaster at CBER
  • 9:40 – 10:40 a.m. | The Economy: View from the Fed
    • David Altig, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • 10:40 – 10:50 a.m. | Break
  • 10:50 – 11:00 a.m. | Alabama Business Confidence Index
    • Susannah Robichaux, Socioeconomic Analyst, CBER
  • 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. | Alabama’s Microbusiness Economy & Digital Entrepreneurship
    • Robert Brown, Senior Director, Venture Forward Research and Insights at GoDaddy
    • Dr. Nyesha Black, Director of Socioeconomic Analysis & Demographics, CBER
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | The Alabama Outlook
    • Ahmad Ijaz, Executive Director & Director of Economic Forecasting, CBER
  • 12:00 – 12:20 p.m. | Break
  • 12:20 – 1:30 p.m. | Luncheon Address
    • Bill Poole, Director of Finance and Senior Advisor, Office of the Governor, State of Alabama
2023 Alabama Economic Outlook Presentations

2023 Alabama Outlook Publication

CBER publishes its annual short-term forecast for the Alabama economy as the Alabama Economic Outlook. The 2023 Alabama Economic Outlook focuses on the 2023 United States and Alabama Forecast as well as a Review of the 2022 economy. The forecast covers output and employment by sector as well as current economic conditions and trends and their likely effects on the national and Alabama economies. The publication also includes the latest data, investment highlights, and forecasts for the state’s twelve metropolitan areas, in article form and summary tables.

2023 Alabama Economic Outlook
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