Construction Executive's 2022 Construction Economic Forecast

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 Register Now
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Length: 90 minutes

Anirban Basu, chief economist, Associated Builders and Contractors


Chris Durso, editor-in-chief; Maggie Murphy, managing editor; Rachel O’Connell, assistant editor, Construction Executive


Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, returns to present Construction Executive’s 2022 Construction Industry Economic Update and Forecast. Basu will take a look back at the stronger-than-expected recovery effort this year and shed some light on what the future holds.

This presentation will review the latest in both construction and general economic indicators. Discussion topics will cover movement on the infrastructure package; the latest on jobs and unemployment reports; the impact of the end of extended unemployment benefits; materials prices and shipping costs; as well as a review of the latest ABC Construction Confidence Index and Construction Backlog Indicator reports. Wherever the industry goes, be sure Basu will cover it!

Sign up for this 60-minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of live Q&A. You may submit questions in advance while registering for this webinar.


Anirban Basu,Chairman and CEO, Sage Policy Group Inc.
Basu is chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group Inc, an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore. In 2014, Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. Basu is also chief economic adviser to the Construction Financial Management Association. He lectures at Johns Hopkins University in global strategy and has also taught international economics, urban economics and micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins.


Chris Durso, Editor-in-Chief
Durso leads Construction Executive’s day-to-day operations—overseeing all print and digital content, design and production efforts, and working with the editorial team to tell the many stories of America’s builders and contractors. An experienced association magazine editor, writer and publications strategist, he is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University and lives in Arlington, Virginia.

Maggie Murphy, Managing Editor
Murphy handles all of Construction Executive’s digital assets, including the website, newsletter, digital edition and social media, in addition to editing print content and writing feature articles, industry new briefs and community outreach columns. She’s a native Marylander and a graduate of Salisbury University, with a background working on the marketing team for a large general contractor.

Rachel O’Connell, Assistant Editor
O’Connell writes features and news articles for the magazine in tandem with editing print and digital content, to include Construction Executive and CE This Week. She graduated from Hollins University and resides in Alexandria, Virginia.