Eastern Panhandle Economic Outlook Conference

WV Economic Outlook 2016

WV Econonmic Outlook 2016 Download

2015 Economic Outlook Conference Schedule:

Thank You to the 2015 EOC Sponsors:


November 3, 2015
Holiday Inn, Martinsburg, WV



11:30 a.m. | Registration and Lunch

12:00 p.m. | Welcome and Overview
John Deskins, Ph.D., Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, WVU College of Business and Economics

12:05 p.m. | United States Economic Outlook 2016
Andy Bauer, Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

12:50 p.m. | Eastern Panhandle/WV Economic Outlook 2016
John Deskins, Ph.D.

1:40 p.m. | Short Presentation
Stephen Christian, Executive Director, Berkeley County Development Authority

2:00 p.m. | Closing Observations
John Deskins, Ph.D.


For decision-makers, strategic planners and analysts who depend on having the best available information on economic trends in our state and nation.

Expert economists and WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research Director John Deskins forecast the coming year’s economic trends.

Attendees will receive the following:

  • West Virginia Economic Outlook 2016, the annual forecast that tracks county and statewide indicators such as jobs by industry, labor force, population and personal income
  • Eastern Panhandle Regional Economic Outlook 2016
  • Presentation handouts from all speakers