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Recorded Presentation: Update on the State of the Economy with Chris Schwarz


Professor Christopher Schwarz presented his economic and financial market forecasts for 2024 in this highly informative presentation recorded on January 11, 2024.

The presentation slides can be accessed HERE.

Christopher Schwarz is a Professor of Finance at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California Irvine, as well as the Faculty Director for the Center for Investment and Wealth Management. His research interests include the management, disclosure, and operational risk of the investment fund industry, the impact of manager incentives and structure on investment fund performance, and the behavior of retail investors and retail market structure.

His research has been published in such leading academic journals as the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. It has also been cited by the New York Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Barron’s. He has appeared on CNBC and in testimony before the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee. Chris also provides a number of economic and financial forecasts in the community and to Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to arriving at UCI, Christopher received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, during which he was also a Visiting Doctoral Fellow at Yale University’s International Center of Finance. He received his B.S. from Babson College in Wellesley, MA.

Christopher Schwarz, PhD
UCI Professor of Finance
Director, Center of Investment & Wealth Management, UCI Paul Merage School of Business

Professor Schwarz is the Faculty Director of the UC Irvine Center for Investment and Wealth Management. To learn more about the center and its LIFEVest Program, which provides financial literacy education to high school students from underserved communities, click here. To donate or become a Sponsor, click here.


DISCLAIMER: The information presented in this recording is intended as general information and does not constitute tax or legal advice. You should always consult your tax, legal, or financial advisor for direction regarding your specific situation.

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