UNH Professor Unveils Economic Outlook for New England at Conference
Contact: Lori Wright
UNH Media Relations
Nov. 8, 2004
WHAT: Ross Gittell, professor of management, the James R. Carter
Professor at University of New Hampshire, and New England Economic
Partnership (NEEP) vice president, will unveil the economic outlook
for New England at NEEP’s fall conference.
WHEN: 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004
WHERE: The Wyndham Westborough Hotel, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough,
Mass. Located at the junction of I-495 and U.S. Route 9, just north
of the Massachusetts Turnpike (exit 11A). From Route 495 north
or south, take exit 23B, which is Route 9 West, then first exit
onto Computer Drive/Research Drive. Bear right off ramp. The hotel
is 1/2 mile on the left.
BACKGROUND: Gittell will forecast the New England region’s
expected overall economic activity and employment growth in the
short and long-term. His analysis will include state-by-state information
and be followed with more in-depth discussions for each state.
Gittell will present in-depth analysis of the region’s high-tech
sector, which is the focus of the NEEP conference, “Choosing
to Lead: Winning the Race for R&D Leadership and New Economy
Jobs.” He also will provide growth forecasts for key sectors
of the New England economy, including education, health services,
leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, manufacturing,
trade, transportation and utilities.
The New England Economic Partnership is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to providing objective economic analyses and forecasts
for more than 25 years.
NEWS EDITORS: If you would like to attend Professor Ross
presentation, please confirm with Carol Hazerjian with the New
England Economic Partnership at 508-660-1968 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit http://www.neepecon.org.