2022 Inland Empire Economic Forecast
Jan. 25th at 2pm

Date(s) - 01/25/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Join us virtually for the 30th annual presentation of the Inland Empire Economic Forecast, presented by Dr. James L. Doti of Chapman University. Dr. Doti will be reviewing the economic impact of 2021 and offering insight into the forecasted trends of 2022. Dr. Doti will also review how these predictions may influence businesses in the Inland Empire, U.S., and California.


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:

              • What to Expect in 2022               • Employment Trends
              • Housing Demand / Prices               • Interest Rates / Stock Market
              • Supply Chain Crisis               • COVID-19 Impact & Recovery


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



Ranked #1 among forecast agencies for the 15-year span of 2004-2018, Chapman’s Economic Forecast has provided unrivaled insights into the economies of the Inland Empire, California, and the U.S. Between 2004 and 2016, Chapman’s real GDP forecasts were more accurate than the forecasts issued by all 22 agencies participating in the Blue Chip Economic Indicators surveys. 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. Over the most recent 10-year period from 2007 through 2016, Chapman stood at #2 in both the real GDP and four-variable forecast rankings. Learn More.


Dr. James L. Doti, Ph.D.

James Doti earned his B.S. degree in economics from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He was an Edward Hilman and National Science Foundation Fellow while at Chicago. He joined Chapman in 1974 and in 1978 founded the University’s Anderson Center for Economic Research which, under his leadership, has become nationally recognized for its scholarly research and economic forecasts. Dr. Doti’s articles have appeared in many academic journals as well as business publications such as The Wall Street Journal. He also co-authored books entitled, Econometric Analysis – An Applications Approach and The Market Economy – A Reader, which received the Templeton Honor Award for Scholarly Excellence. Dr. Doti is a leading figure in the Orange County business and academic communities. He also serves on the boards of several corporations headquartered in Southern California.


Sponsored by ORCO Block & Hardscape.