'Most Accurate Economist' to receive ASU honor
Even in these difficult, unpredictable financial times, one top economist is among those being recognized for having his finger on the pulse of the economy.
Joel Naroff, president of Naroff Economic Advisors and chief economist for TD Bank, will receive the 2008 Lawrence R. Klein Award from the Nobel Prize-winning economist for whom the award is named. At the award ceremony in
“I’m honored to receive this award,” says Naroff. “This is a time when more and more people are looking to economists for insight about the future of the economy. I look forward to providing my perspective on this ever-changing and difficult economic environment.”
The W. P. Carey School of Business at
Naroff consults with banks on asset/liability and economic development issues. He also consults with corporations on strategic economic and business planning and advises local and state governments. He is frequently quoted in the national media. He was named forecaster of the year by MSNBC.com in 2006, by the National Association for Business Economics in 2007, and by Bloomberg Business News in 2008. He has also been recognized as a top forecaster by
The award reception will be held at the University Club in New York on Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. Randell E. Moore, executive editor of Blue Chip Economic Indicators, and Wm. Polk Carey, founder and chairman of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC, will be among the high-profile attendees.