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Connor Lokar

As a millennial, Connor brings a new perspective to the world of economics, delivering ITR’s industry-leading accuracy to current C-suite executives while forging connections with the next generation of business leaders.
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Construction 2020: The Year Ahead for Construction Markets
By Connor Lokar on October 3, 2019

As we head into the final months of 2019, the construction cycles are shifting. The US housing market, down 3.2% from the same period a year ago, is currently in Phase D, Recession, and...

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ITR Experts Say: All Eyes on Hong Kong
By Connor Lokar on September 10, 2019

Hong Kong has dominated global headlines during the past few months as a controversial extradition bill ignited protests and social unrest within the city, but at ITR we have been...

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ITR Experts Say: The Dual-Speed Economy
By Connor Lokar on August 8, 2019

The release of the second-quarter US Gross Domestic Product figure yielded a muddy result. The overall economy, expanding at an annualized pace of 2.3%, is progressing through the...

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ITR Experts Say: Western Europe Is in Recession
By Connor Lokar on July 18, 2019

The latest batch of European data is in, and Western Europe is officially in Phase D, Recession. Western Europe Industrial Production (includes industrial output from Germany, France,...

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ITR Experts Say: Three Ways Economic Data Can Empower Your Sales Team
By Connor Lokar on June 18, 2019

The business cycle peak has occurred for the US economy. Business-to-business and business-to-consumer activities alike are decelerating, in line with ITR’s longstanding outlook for...

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Construction Industry: Leveraging Data for Strategic Decision-Making
By Connor Lokar on June 12, 2019

Over my nearly five years at ITR, I have become the construction expert of sorts among the economists on our team. I will admit that a data-driven economist classifying himself an...

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