2023 Chapman University Economic Forecast
Jan. 31st at 2pm

Join us for the 31st annual presentation of the Chapman Economic Forecast. presented by Dr. James L. Doti of Chapman University. Dr. Doti will be reviewing the economic impact of 2022 and offering insight into the forecasted trends of 2023. 

ORCO Pays all costs for our customers and the building industry.

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    ORCO Block & Hardscape
    11100 Beach Blvd, Stanton 
    ORCO Block & Hardscape
    4510 Rutile St, Riverside    
    Courtyard Hotel
    3501 Seagate Way, Oceanside   

(Lunch & Beverages Provided)        


Dr. James L. Doti, Ph.D. 
President Emeritus and Donald Bren Distinguished Chair of Business and Economics

Hosted by ORCO Block & Hardscape, the forecast utilizes the Chapman Econometric Model to analyze the Inland Empire, State of California, and the U.S. economies to provide local businesses and organizations with the information they need to make more effective planning and investment decisions for their businesses.

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Hear Economic Trends for:

              • Pace of Recovery               • Inflation
              • Home Prices               • Interest Rates
              • Jobs               • Stock Market

This is a live-stream event. Dr Doti will answer audience questions.

As done in the past, a comprehensive assessment of the accuracy of the last year’s forecast will be presented. The growing recognition of the Anderson Center’s activities help explain why its research results are quoted in the:

              • Wall Street Journal               • Press-Enterprise
              • New York Times               • San Bernardino Sun
              • Bloomberg Business Week               • Los Angeles Times
              • Time Magazine               • Orange County Register


Since 2004, Ranked By Prestigious Blue Chip Survey – #1 in Real GDP Accuracy and #1 in Top 4 Major Economic Variables. Chapman’s Economic Forecast has provided unrivaled insights into the economies of the Inland Empire, California, and the U.S. Chapman’s 2021 forecast for real GDP growth of 5.7 percent was a bullseye. Out of 50 “Blue Chip” forecasts, it was the most accurate forecast for real GDP growth. Chapman also ranked #1 for its forecasts of four variables that significantly influence the overall U.S. economy:  real GDP, the unemployment rate, inflation (as measured by the GDP price deflator), and housing starts. Learn More.

Dr. James L. Doti, Ph.D.

James Doti earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where he studied under Nobel Laureates Gary Becker, Milton Friedman and George Stigler.

Dr. Doti came to Chapman as a faculty member in 1974. He founded the Anderson Center for Economic Research in 1978 and served as its inaugural director until 1985 when he became dean of the Argyros School of Business and Economics. Dr. Doti was appointed as president of Chapman University in 1991 and served for 25 years. In September 2016, he returned to the Chapman faculty.

Dr. Doti’s articles have appeared in academic journals as well as periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal and The Chronicle of Higher Education. His frequent op-eds appear in the Orange County Register, and he is a regular columnist for Orange County Business Journal. He is also the co-author of two econometrics texts and co-editor of a collection of readings in free enterprise that received the Templeton Honor Award for Scholarly Excellence.


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