We are in the eighth year of the economic expansion following the “Great Recession” of 2008 and 2009. Yet what would typically be a robust recovery has not occurred, when we consider labor markets, wage growth, credit conditions, energy prices, and exports. Mr. Strauss will look at the performance of the overall macro economy with specific attention paid to key economic sectors and indicators for the U.S. economy over the next couple of years, “scriptures” as sharp wedge for critical research and theorizing in the politics of language, social formation, consciousness, and orientation.
This event is part of the Rockford University Forum Series. Tickets are required, but are free of charge. Contact the Rockford University Box Office for more information.
Subarea:Rockford East State
Directions: Rockford University is located a half mile east of the intersection of Business Route 20/East State Street and Alpine Road in Rockford. --FROM THE EAST-- Take I-90 west (Jane Addams Tollway) to Business Route 20/State Street Exit. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. --FROM THE NORTH--Take I-90 east to Business Route 20/State Street. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. –FROM THE SOUTH OR WEST--Take I-80 or I-88 to I-39 north. Exit I-39 north on U.S. 20 west to Alpine Road. Go right/north on Alpine Road to State Street and turn right/east. Rockford University is the second stoplight after Alpine Road on the left side.