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Join La Salle University and the Union League of Philadelphia at

The 19th Annual Economic Outlook

Featured Speaker:

Luke Tilley, Ph.D.

As a member of Wilmington Trust’s Investment Committee, Luke Tilley develops forecasts of the U.S. and international economies, as well as researches emerging issues to support and enhance the firm’s investment strategy. Tilley is also responsible for communicating the economic outlook and investment strategy to clients and the public.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2015, Tilley was officer and economic advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Earlier in his career, Tilley worked as a senior economist at IHS Global Insight and as an economist for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Tilley holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Temple University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics and history from James Madison University. He is a former adjunct faculty member at Temple University and formerly served on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Economic Association. In addition, Tilley is a former president of the Philadelphia Council for Business Economics, a chapter of the National Association for Business Economics.


Past Speakers:

2019    Walter E. Williams, Ph.D.
2018    Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D.

2017    Patrick T. Harker, Ph.D.
2016    Edward G. Boehne, Ph.D.
2015    Stuart G. Hoffman, Ph.D.
2014    Charles I. Plosser, Ph.D.
2013    Ben Stein
2012    William C. Dunkelberg, Ph.D.
2011    Bryan P. Marsal
2010    Joel L. Naroff, Ph.D.
2009    George U. (Gus) Sauter
2008    Jane Bryant Quinn
2007    Jeremy Siegel, Ph.D.
2006    James B. Stewart
2005    Ron Insana
2004    Ambassador Alan Keyes
2003    Steve Forbes
2002    Lawrence Kudlow


About the Economic Outlook
Since 1863, La Salle University has played a leadership role in Philadelphia as both an educational institution and a responsible corporate citizen.  In 2002, La Salle University collaborated with the Union League of Philadelphia and introduced its Economic Outlook.  Since that time, La Salle and the Union League have hosted this annual event, featuring distinguished speakers who share their expertise on various topics of finance, business, and government.

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Presenting Sponsor: 


Platinum Sponsors:




Blue Sponsors:






Philip W.J. Fisher, '61,
and Suzanne C. Fisher





January 22, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19102 


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