Bill Watkins is the chief economist for CERF at California Lutheran University. Each year, he produces an economic forecast for Ventura County. He gives us a mid-year update on Ventura County’s 2012 economic picture.
Guests include Bill Watkins forecasting Ventura County’s economy for the balance of 2012; Bill Hicks discussing the Casitas Municipal Water District; Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gov. Gary Johnson; best-selling author Ed Klein talking about Barack Obama; Kevin Williamson connecting the dots between the Democratic Party and the Age of Entitlements; and Hans Eysink Smeets describing what bankers can learn from the porn industry.
Bill Watkins, California Lutheran University’s Center for Economic Research and Forecasting Director, answers in-depth questions about his 2012 Ventura County economic forecast.
Bill Watkins helped give meaning to the economic recovery in Ventura County. The Director of CLU Center for Economic Research & Forecasting joined us to tell us what’s ahead for the Ventura economy in 2011.
Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Thursday, December 23, 2010. Listen at www.BrainstorminOnline.com or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.
Bill Watkins, Executive Director of the California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting and an associate professor of economics, forecasts a meager 0.1% growth for Ventura County. Ventura will lag behind the rest of the United States in growth in the next quarter.