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April 26 - Sara Johnson hosted by THEC

The Houston Economics Club (THEC)

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CDT)

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146 Registrations 2d 22h 41m $20.00 $0.00
Non-Member 96 Registrations 2d 22h 41m $30.00 $0.00
Student 70 Registrations 2d 22h 41m $10.00 $0.00

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The Houston Economics Club
A Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics


The US and global economic outlook: How durable is this expansion?”


Delivered by


Sara L. Johnson, CBE

Executive Director – Global Economics

IHS Markit

 Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Federal Reserve Bank, 1801 Allen Parkway

RSVP Deadline: 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Please register for this event here.


About the Speaker

Sara Johnson is executive director of Global Economics in the Economics and Country Risk business unit at IHS Markit. In this role, she helps clients assess worldwide business and financial opportunities and risks. Ms. Johnson co-authors the Global Executive Summary, manages the Executive Strategy Council, and presents the Economic Outlook to international conferences. She previously served as North American research director and chief regional economist with Standard & Poor's DRI, and managing director of Global Macroeconomics with Global Insight, predecessors of IHS Economics & Country Risk that is now part of IHS Markit. Ms. Johnson is a former director of the National Association for Business Economics and the NABE Foundation and was named an NABE Fellow in 2014. She is an officer of The Boston Economic Club and a member of the American Economic Association. Ms. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College, US, and earned her Master of Arts in Economics from Harvard University, Cambridge, US, with concentrations in Finance and Macroeconomic Theory.


About The Houston Economics Club

The Houston Economics Club meets monthly, August – June, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Dallas Fed’s Houston branch, 1801 Allen Park­way. (For a map, click here.) Parking is free.

Meeting fees, which include a box lunch, are $20 for members, $30 for non-members and $10 for students. You can register for the event at
If you plan to attend the April meeting, you must register by 11 a.m. on April 26, so your name can be placed on the attend­ance list for the Fed’s security officers and we know how many lunches to order. Space for this meeting is limited, so please reply as soon as possible to ensure that you have a reservation. Anyone who has not pre-registered and pre-paid will not be admitted to the event. If you have dietary restrictions, please e-mail them to after you register online.

You need not be a member of The Houston Economics Club to attend. Meetings are open to all who use economics in their work, study, teaching or have an interest in trends driving our economy. However, members do pay reduced meeting fees, receive e-mail meeting notices before nonmembers ensuring that they have a better chance of registering before an event is sold out, and have exclusive access to members-only social and networking events.

To learn more, check out our website, at You’ll find presentations from past meetings, dates of future meetings, useful economic data, and information about becoming a THEC member. Membership is $10 for students, $10 for retirees and $25 for professionals for the 2017-2018 program year. 

Memberships are accepted online at If you have any questions about the organization, please e-mail Melissa Verhoef at


The Houston Economics Club

A Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics

701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900 • Houston, Texas 77010

713-844-3653 (v) 713-844-0253 (f)

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Federal Reserve Bank
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CDT)

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The Houston Economics Club (THEC)

The Houston Economics Club (THEC) is an association of economists, analysts, researchers and academics who meet regularly to network, discuss recent business news and listen to world-class experts share their insights on current economic events.

THEC was chartered November 13, 1967, as the National Association of Business Economists—Houston Chapter. The organization changed its name to The Houston Economics Club on November 1, 2006, to reflect the organization’s new mission—serving not just economists but all individuals who seek a better understanding of economic trends in order to make better decisions.

Meetings are held monthly, August through June, from 12-1:30 p.m., at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch at 1801 Allen Parkway. To learn more about the next meeting, click here.

For security purposes, you must register at least 24 hours in advance to attend each meeting and bring a photo I.D. to enter the Federal Reserve Bank building.

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