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Alan Beaulieu

With a reputation as an accurate, straightforward economist, Alan Beaulieu has been delivering award-winning workshops and economic analysis seminars across the world to thousands of business executives for the last 30 years.
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Economic Buoyancy
By Alan Beaulieu on June 15, 2021

Your business has no doubt been under a lot of economic pressure over the last 15 months or so. That pressure may stem from too much or too little demand for your products or services. A...

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From the President's Desk

Ask Dr. Copper: Inflation
By Alan Beaulieu on May 27, 2021

Copper is so ubiquitous in our everyday lives that it is almost invisible. The incredibly varied uses of copper make copper price hikes of great importance to both industry and consumers. A...

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Pricing Pressures? Supply, Demand, and Inflation Into 2022
By Alan Beaulieu on May 21, 2021

Supply chain issues are a genuine constraint for some businesses. We will examine the supply side of the equation in terms of domestic production and our projection for demand as we move...

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From the President's Desk

Keep on Trucking
By Alan Beaulieu on April 30, 2021

The Cass Freight Shipments Index1 is showing a strong increase in freight volume following normal seasonal declines in November, December, and January. Freight volume through March is the...

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From the President's Desk

Before 'the Now'
By Alan Beaulieu on March 25, 2021

If you are of a certain age, you remember mailing proposals, pricing sheet letters, contracts, and invoices, via US Mail, to your customers, and you were pleased when someone a few states...

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Internal Forecasting FAQ

Economic Roadmaps - Frequently Asked Questions
By Alan Beaulieu on March 23, 2021

How can I avoid costly planning mistakes?

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