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Lauren Saidel-Baker

Lauren Saidel-Baker is an experienced speaker and economist. Her experience in finance supports her commanding grasp of ITR Economics' programs and subscriptions and their practical applications.
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Identifying Regional Trends and Business Opportunities Throughout the US
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on August 5, 2022

Take a summer road trip across the US with ITR Economics! No, we won’t be stopping at any roadside attractions, but we will be diving into economic data on a state-by-state basis to...

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Ukraine and the Business Cycle: A Reminder
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on March 16, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has created uncertainty and introduced downside risks to expected economic growth. However, it is critical for individuals and business leaders to keep sight...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Creative Solutions to the Labor Pinch
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on February 11, 2022

The tight labor market remains one of the toughest challenges currently facing US businesses. The US Unemployment Rate stands at 4.4%, which essentially represents a country at full...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Checking in at the Peak
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on January 13, 2022

As the calendar flips to 2022, your ITR economists are recognizing a slightly different milestone. We expect many core segments of the economy to reach a business cycle peak during the...

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Update: Infrastructure Bill Passes
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on November 16, 2021

With House passage Nov. 5 and President Biden's signature 10 days later, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is now a reality. The bill was initially moving alongside a $2 trillion...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Can Technology Solve the Labor Problem?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on October 12, 2021

The tight labor market is one of the toughest, if not the toughest, of the problems currently facing business leaders –– and it is unlikely to improve in the near term. With near-full...

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