Thursday, November 8, 2018

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Padre Serra Center
5205 Upland Road
Camarillo, CA 93012

The California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting (CERF) Annual Ventura County Forecast presentation will include an in-depth analysis of the county’s economic performance and an assessment of its economic and demographic future. The program will also include an in-depth assessment and forecast for the United States and California economies. Speakers will include CERF executive director Matthew Fienup and CALmatters opinion columnist Dan Walters, who will discuss the Nov. 6 election results and their implications for California, the region and Ventura County.

Lunch will be served. Early admission ticket price – $65.00; free with CLU student ID. Ticket price at the door – $75.00. For more information, contact Ashley Freas at 805-493-3668.



Matthew Fienup: Matthew Fienup is Executive Director of the Center for Economic Research & Forecasting (CERF) and teaches graduate courses in Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Environmental Economics at California Lutheran University. Matthew is a UCSB Bren School trained researcher in environmental economics who specializes in land use, urban growth restriction, groundwater management and environmental markets. He is frequently sought to speak on the issues surrounding urban growth restriction and groundwater management policies as well as the general economic outlook for the Nation, the State and the region.

Dan Walters: Dan Walters: Dan Walters has been a journalist for nearly 60 years, spending all but a few of those years working for California newspapers, and has written more than 9,000 columns for the Sacramento Union and the Sacramento Bee and continues his column for CALmatters, a non-profit journalistic organization which distributes to dozens of California news outlets. He has written about California and its politics for a number of other publications, including the Wall Street Journal. He is also an author and contributor, two books of which are, “The Third House: Lobbyists, Power and Money in Sacramento” and “The New California: Facing the 21st Century”.