NABE Economic Surveys

NABE Outlook

First conducted in 1965, the NABE Outlook Survey is a quarterly survey of professional economic forecasters. Each quarter, NABE publishes the consensus forecast of the survey panel. To apply to become a member of the NABE Outlook survey panel, contact NABE.

NABE Industry Survey

The NABE Industry  Survey addresses at conditions affecting members' own firms, including demand, prices, costs, wages, employment, and profit margins over the past quarter and the near-term. The quarterly survey is administered to NABE members at private-sector firms. To join the Industry Survey panel, contact NABE.

NABE Economic Policy Survey

The NABE Economic Policy Survey is a semi-annual look at how NABE members view important economic issues, including monetary and fiscal policy questions.

Release Dates for Upcoming NABE Surveys

Approximate release dates; member teleconferences (30 min.+) are held at 3 PM Eastern the same day except for releases at NABE meetings/conferences.

December 5, 2016 Macro Survey (deadline November 14)
January 30, 2017 4Q16 Business Conditions Survey
March 6, 2017 Policy Survey (Policy Conference)
March 27, 2017 Macro Survey (deadline March 6)
April 24, 2017 1Q17 Business Conditions Survey
June 5, 2017 Macro Survey (deadline May 16)
July 17, 2017 2Q17 Business Conditions Survey 
August 21, 2017 Policy Survey 
September 25, 2017     Macro Survey (deadline September 5)
October 23, 2017 3Q17 Business Conditions Survey
December 4, 2017 Macro Survey (deadline November 13)

Salary Survey Release: July 2018


Survey data and reports are available online at the NABE Surveys page . Members of the media may contact NABE to receive embargoed copies of NABE surveys reports.