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December 28, 2020

HBJ’s 2021 economic forecast

Photo | Shanshan0312/ The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford.

Hartford Business Journal's 2021 Book of Lists includes an economic forecast section containing outlooks for the year ahead from various economists and industry experts. 

Here’s a look at what they had to say:

Statewide Forecasts

Peter Gioia: With vaccine, CT, U.S. economies will flourish in 2021

Fred Carstensen: Does Connecticut have a future?

Economist Scorecards

Don Klepper-Smith: CT economic outlook linked to U.S. performance

Steven P. Lanza: 2021 will be a year of 'solid rebuilding'

Patrick J. Flaherty: CT poised for a strong economic rebound

Farhad Rassekh: 2021 should be a year of recovery

2021 Real Estate Outlook

CT’s hot home sales market to continue in 2021; tight inventory a threat

COVID-19 weighs on Greater Hartford’s commercial real estate market

2021 Manufacturing Outlook

Manufacturers should focus on recovery, tech and grooming workforce in 2021
2021 Banking Outlook

Vaccine, federal stimulus needed for economic recovery

2021 Health Care Outlook

CT hospitals will need to be resilient in 2021

Pandemic spurs employee-benefits changes


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