Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2019 results and 2020 forecasts

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held its 33rd annual Economic Outlook Symposium on

December 13, 2019. More than 140 economists and analysts from business, academia, and

government attended the conference. This Chicago Fed Letter reviews participants’ forecasts for 2019 from the previous EOS, and then analyzes their forecasts for 2020 (see figure 1) and summarizes the presentations from the most recent EOS.