18 min

All Eyes on Economics: The Trade and Business Economist with Ken Simonson (AGC‪)‬ Triple-I Podcast

    • Business

All Eyes on Economics is a podcast series by the Insurance Information Institute providing different perspectives on the intersection of economics and business strategy in the insurance and financial sectors. Thoughtful and actionable, Dr. Leonard and his guests engage in lively exchanges about how business leaders integrate economics into their wider growth strategy - and how economics is delivering tools that specifically match business needs in today’s challenging economy.
What You’ll Hear in This Episode: 
In this episode of All Eyes on Economics, Dr. Michel Leonard, CBE, speaks with Ken Simonson Chief Economist of the Associated General Contractors of America and past president of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). Michel and Ken discuss the role of economists in trade associations and their contribution to shaping economic policy. Expanding on this, Michel asks Ken about the changing role of business economists in finance and corporate settings and what economists can do to continuously adapt to deliver actionable insight to non-economist colleagues. 
Acronyms Used During This Week’s Episode: 
Triple-I: The Insurance Information Institute
NABE: National Association for Business Economics
AGC: Associated General Contractors of America
FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Data 
Mentioned: 
Ken Simonson ken.simonson@agc.org , LinkedIn, AGC Website , NABE Website , AGC Data Digest
Dr. Michel Leonard, CBE LinkedIn , Triple-I Website
Marina Madsen LinkedIn , Triple-I Website
 
Say Hi: 
Insurance Information Institute
 

All Eyes on Economics is a podcast series by the Insurance Information Institute providing different perspectives on the intersection of economics and business strategy in the insurance and financial sectors. Thoughtful and actionable, Dr. Leonard and his guests engage in lively exchanges about how business leaders integrate economics into their wider growth strategy - and how economics is delivering tools that specifically match business needs in today’s challenging economy.
What You’ll Hear in This Episode: 
In this episode of All Eyes on Economics, Dr. Michel Leonard, CBE, speaks with Ken Simonson Chief Economist of the Associated General Contractors of America and past president of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). Michel and Ken discuss the role of economists in trade associations and their contribution to shaping economic policy. Expanding on this, Michel asks Ken about the changing role of business economists in finance and corporate settings and what economists can do to continuously adapt to deliver actionable insight to non-economist colleagues. 
Acronyms Used During This Week’s Episode: 
Triple-I: The Insurance Information Institute
NABE: National Association for Business Economics
AGC: Associated General Contractors of America
FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Data 
Mentioned: 
Ken Simonson ken.simonson@agc.org , LinkedIn, AGC Website , NABE Website , AGC Data Digest
Dr. Michel Leonard, CBE LinkedIn , Triple-I Website
Marina Madsen LinkedIn , Triple-I Website
 
Say Hi: 
Insurance Information Institute
 

18 min

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