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2021 Economic Outlook Webinar

Hear from guest speaker and leading economist, Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., as he presents the 2021 Economic Outlook. View the full webinar presentation and short video clips of key topics discussed.

Catch A Glimpse into the Future With Our 2021 Economic Outlook Webinar

Leading economist, Anirban Basu, Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., delivers an insightful, entertaining “Back to the Future” themed presentation on the current state and predictions of the 2021 economy.

During this webinar, Basu delivers a tribute to 80s films with hope that life will return to “normal” sooner rather than later. You will gain valuable perspective on the following topics:

  • The Destabilizing Impacts of COVID-19 – Too Much Time at Home
  • Impact on Employment, Sales, Real Estate and other metrics
  • The Initial Phase of Recovery
  • Remaining Economic Risks
  • Forecast for 2021 and Beyond


Anirban Basu

Meet the Presenter:

Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., is known as an economist with a personality, and alternatively, one with a sense of humor. Though the numbers and data are important, Basu and his team are highly skilled at translating economics into themes that audiences find compelling and understandable – regardless of the trade.

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In this section, you’ll find short video clips from the full presentation on key topics such as: 2021 economic forecasts, industry verticals that are expected to perform well in 2021, the impacts of the pandemic on certain segments of Commercial Real Estate, and more.


Predictions for Economy

Insights on major economic forecasts for U.S. GDP growth.

Industry Verticals Expected to Perform Well

Several industries are expected to perform well in 2021, hear more information on a few of them.

Impact of the Pandemic on Office Spaces

Hear about the impact the pandemic has had on commercial real estate, specifically regarding office spaces.

Outlook on U.S. Manufacturing

Hear about the 2021 outlook for U.S. Manufacturing.

Impact of Pandemic on Hotels and Conferences Spaces

Hear a brief explanation of the pandemic's impact on hotel and conference spaces as it relates to leisure and business travel.

Will There Be a Correction in the Stock Market?

Listen to hear what we could potentially anticipate for the stock market in 2021.


Many questions were submitted throughout the webinar presentation. This section includes questions and answers to the most commonly asked questions and related themes.

Questions on General Economy

Questions on the New Biden Administration

Questions on Specific Industry Verticals

Questions on Deficit Spending and Inflation

For full citations and sources, please view the full webinar presentation. This content was recorded on January 17, 2021. The thoughts and information provided regarding the 2021 Economic Outlook topic are those of Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., and is not advice from your bank.

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