PALM SPRINGS —Dr. Manfred Keil, professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College, will deliver the Annual Economic Report and Forecast at the 15th annual Greater Palm Springs Summit on Tuesday, Nov. 19, according to a news release.

Manfred Keil Presents Valley’s Economic Report

Dr. Manfred Keil

Keil is an expert in comparative economics with extensive knowledge of the Inland Empire and the Coachella Valley. An annual speaker at the Summit, Keil is noted for his deep insights and sense of humor when explaining where the Coachella Valley has been economically, and the future. His presentation promises to be timely and topical for business and community leaders.

Here are a number of “teasers” on what Keil will delve into in the economic report and deliver with frank conclusions:

• The recession of 2020: myth or reality?
• Do expansions die of old age?
• What is the future of jobs in the Coachella Valley?
• How has the economy in the Coachella Valley changed since the Great Recession?
• What is the housing market going to do?
• How has employment changed across cities in the Coachella Valley over the last 10 years?
• Where shall we look for in-migration into the Coachella Valley?

The Summit is the premier business event of the year, drawing more than 800 of the region’s business, civic, and education leaders. It’s an excellent and rare opportunity to network with the area’s leaders, influencers, and decision-makers.

The Summit will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Summit is produced by the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and presented by Desert Care Network. Individual tickets are $110, tables of 10 are $950. For more information and to register, click here.

About CVEP
The mission of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership is to incite vision-driven transformation in the Greater Palm Springs region. Established in 1994, the nonprofit organization has emerged as a vital innovator of regional business development initiatives by fostering entrepreneurship and diversifying industry. As the only regional entity with the capacity to execute technology-led economic development, the partnership promotes a diversified, year-round economy by facilitating programs that stimulate job creation in key industries through business attraction, retention and expansion. Visit or call 760-340-1575.


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  • Dr. Manfred Keil: CVEP
  • Economic Chart: Image by Deedster from Pixabay