Louisiana Economic Activity Forecast
The B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration Louisiana Economic Activity Forecast reports economic activity in Louisiana and the nine metro areas, providing data and analysis to policymakers, the business community, and general public. Reports will present baseline, optimistic, and pessimistic scenarios for key Louisiana economic indicators. Scenarios and projections will be updated quarterly to reflect the most up-to-date economic outlook for the U.S. economy and other vital sectors that are influential in shaping Louisiana’s economic activity.
Every forecasting model contains uncertainty.The results in these reports are intended to provide broad guidance and should not be a direct cause for decision-making.
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2023 Report Release Schedule
First Quarter: February 17, 2023
Second Quarter: May 19, 2023
Third Quarter: August 18, 2023
Fourth Quarter: November 17, 2023
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Gary A. Wagner, Ph.D.
Professor and Acadiana Business Economist/BORSF Endowed Chair in Economics
University of Louisiana Lafayette B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration