CBE Careers in Economics Webinar Series (2021-22)


Highlighting career prospects provided by a degree in economics


Find out the types of problems economists solve at these companies, the tools, skills, and knowledge you need to get hired and get promoted as an economist in the various sectors, and the career paths of our speakers.



CBE Webinar Series, Part 1: Economics Careers in Entertainment
October 13, 2021


Jennifer Adams, CBE, Senior Consultant, Integrated Insight; former Senior Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Kyle Kretschman, Head of Economics, Spotify 
Ian Yohai, Director, Growth & Membership Data Science & Engineering, Netflix

Moderator: Carolyn Evans, Chief Economist, Intel



CBE Webinar Series - Part 2: Economics Careers in Finance
November 10, 2021


Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Bank
Igor Cesarec, Vice President, Global Economics Team, Citi
Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, CBE,  Director of Research, Global Asset Allocation, Fidelity Investments
Dana Peterson, Chief Economist at The Conference Board

Moderator: Julia Coronado, NABE Vice President; Founder and President, MacroPolicy Perspectives, LLC




CBE Webinar Series Part 3: Economics Careers in Manufacturing
December 8, 2021


Elaine Buckberg, Chief Economist, General Motors
Carlos Herrera, Chief Economist, North America Foodservice and On-Premise Division, Coca-Cola
Jan Hogrefe, Chief Economist and Director of Market Analysis, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Moderator: Chad Moutray, CBE, Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers



CBE Careers in Economics Webinar Series, Part 4: Insights from HR Professionals
February 9, 2022

Resources Slides


Laila Assanie, Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Michelle Goler, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, IHS Markit
Michelle Horst, Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), Servicing the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Shawn Klimek, Assistant Center Chief, Business Research Area, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau
Kristen Nathe, Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement), Servicing the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Moderator: Emily Kolinski Morris, CBE, Chief Economist, Ford Motor Company

CBE Careers in Economics Webinar Series, Part 5: Economics Careers in Transportation & Logistics
March 9, 2022

Jordan Frisby, CBE, Business Process Manager, Port Houston
Ioana Mazare, Vice President, Enterprise Data Strategy, UPS
Anthony Smith, Lead Economist, FreightWaves
Aaron Terrazas, Director, Economic Research, Convoy

Moderator: Liying Gu, Vice President, Economic Affairs and Research at Airports Council International – North America