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Ken Simonson      

Chief Economist at Associated General Contractors of America

Ken Simonson has been chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for the construction industry, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations and the Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to over 50,000 subscribers.

Ken has more than 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues.

He currently serves on the Census Bureau’s Scientific Advisory Committee. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982.

Ken has a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MA in economics from Northwestern University.

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Associated General Contractors' Ken Simonson says NM hasn't kept ...

The chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America stopped in Albuquerque March 27 to share his outlook for the construction industry in the  ...

Economist forecasts growth in private-sector construction - The ...

Ken Simonson, chief economist of Associated General Contractors of America, had generally positive news today for contractors in the Albany, NY, area still ...

Construction jobs decline, but housing boom still strong - May. 3, 2013

Federal construction spending is down 28% since peaking in August 2011, when stimulus spending was still going strong, according to Ken Simonson, chief ...

Corporate Economists Upbeat Despite Slow Sales and Spending ...

“Most of them treated the second quarter as a temporary lull,” said NABE President Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of ...

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