Experts to Share Economic Forecast in Virtual Roundtable

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Economists, industry experts and business leaders from various sectors will provide their thoughts on what 2022 will hold for the regional, national and binational economy at the 38th Annual Economic Roundtable on Jan. 13.

The Economic Roundtable is the longest-running, free local economic forecasting event in this region. This year’s event will be virtual.

You’ll hear about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workplace and where we’re headed, as well as how our cross-border access and relationships play an important role in the San Diego economy.


  • 9 – 9:10 a.m.: Introductions
  • 9:10 – 9:40 a.m.: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Workplace – Jose Maria Barrero, assistant professor of finance, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) Business School
  • 9:40 – 9:55 a.m.: Jobs Without Borders Update – Alan Gin, associate professor of economics, University of San Diego
  • 9:55 – 10:25 a.m.: COVID-19’s Economic Impact on the Binational Economy moderated by Daniel Enemark, chief economist, Workforce Partnership. Panelists are:
    • Kenia Zamarripa, executive director of international affairs, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Carlos Jaramillo, president, Tijuana EDC
    • Pedro Montejo, president, INDEX
    • Gustavo Lopez, senior associate, PolicyLink

Attendance is free. Watch online.

Michelle Mowad is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact