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By Dan Adkins

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The economists will present forecasts on the national economy, Kentucky economy, Lexington-area economy, financial markets, interest rates and real-estate markets.

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Jan. 6, 2000 – (Lexington, Ky.) – Four University of Kentucky economists will offer their projections for the national, state and Lexington-area economies at the 11th annual “Economic Roundtable: The 2000 Outlook” at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, in the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Lexington.

The forecast for the national economy will be presented by Charles F. Haywood, National City Bank Professor of Finance at the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics.  Donald J. Mullineaux, duPont Endowed Chair in Banking and Finance and director of the school of management at the Gatton College, will offer predictions on interest rates and financial markets.

Mark C. Berger, Sturgill Professor of Economics and director of UK’s Center for Business and Economic Research, will present the outlook for the economy in Kentucky and the Lexington area.  Real-estate market trends will be outlined by Brent Ambrose, director of UK’s Center for Real Estate Studies.  The panelists will respond to questions from the audience following their presentations.

A participant fee of $50 includes the cost of parking at the Radisson and a continental breakfast.  To register or obtain more information, call 1-800-284-6407 or email

The event is co-sponsored by The Lane Report, the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce and the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics.

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