2012 Economic Forecast Program to Feature Notable Researcher

1/23/12 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and the Dauch College of Business and Economics will sponsor the 2012 Economic Forecast Program on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in the Trustees Room of the John C. Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

The program will feature Dr. Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics, LLC, a firm specializing in economic research and forecasting. The event is free and open to the public.

Prior to launching his own firm, Dr. Mayland was the chief economist at two major financial institutions, First Pennsylvania Bank and KeyCorp. He holds degrees in economics from MIT (undergraduate) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A. and Ph.D.), and has spent more than 35 years studying the business cycle and providing economic analyses to a variety of constituencies.

Dr. Mayland is a member of the Blue Chip Economic Forecasters and Financial Forecasts survey panels and several wire service and newspaper survey panels.  He has been a past member of the Economic Advisory Committee for the State of Ohio under various governors and he has held several leadership positions with the National Association for Business Economics.

A reception will follow immediately after the program. For more information, contact Read F. Wakefield, at 419-289-5039 or rwakefie@ashland.edu.