February 13th, 2017
New home construction lags previous economic cycles and appears to be shifting away from single-family housing to multifamily rental units. Is this due to a lack of financing for new construction specific to this cycle or to underlying demographics, labor market dynamics, land use and availability, or to behaviors and preferences, especially among millennials that impact demand? To get a perspective on these questions, we spoke with Donald H. Layton, chief executive officer of Freddie Mac.
January 31st, 2017
President Trump’s first week in office was marked by a blast of executive orders; revisions in the permanent National Security Council membership with the addition of Steve Bannon and the relegation of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Dunford, and National Intelligence Director designee, Dan Coats, to occasional visitors; and bold statements about import tariffs and the Mexican wall.
January 25th, 2017
A popular post-election narrative says that voters who have not participated in the recovery during this economic cycle felt disenfranchised and therefore were more likely to have voted for Donald Trump than Hillary Clinton.
February 7th, 2017
January 9th, 2017
On January 9, 2017, GFG once again convened a private, high level group of select CEOs, Chairmen, and top policy leaders from around the world to exchange insights on key issues in the global business operating environment.