June 2015 Wisdom Workplace Webinar

Credit, Commodities, and Consumers: An Economic Update

Thursday, June 18, 2:00 p.m. ET

Since the start of the year, oil prices have bottomed and rallied, the dollar has moved up and down, and interest rates have fallen to near historic lows only to bounce back. With all the news and data at our fingertips, it is hard to decipher what matters for markets and what does not.This presentation will help human resources professionals understand key drivers of the U.S. and global economies so they can better align HR with the market trends facing their companies.

This webinar will give HR professionals an economic overview that will help them transform their HR department into a more strategic business partner with senior leaders in their organizations. Attendees will learn the market implications including:

  • Key economic drivers of the last 20 years
  • Investment booms - who are the winners?
  • The impact of Chinese global investment
  • Dramatic increases in commodity pricing
  • Middle class financial improvements
This webinar will qualify for 1.25 re-certification credit hours from the Human Resource Certification Institute.
HR Certification Institute - Pre-apporved


Robin J Anderson

Presenter: Robin J Anderson – Senior Economist

Robin is a senior economist at Principal Global Investors. She works with the Economic Committee and the Chief Global Economist, Bob Baur, on weekly commentaries and macroeconomic strategy. Robin also works with Multi-Asset Advisors, an investment boutique within Principal Global Investors. Robin joined the firm in 2011. Prior to her current role, Robin served as an economist at the U.S. Census Bureau. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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