Kermit Baker

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Optimism Prevails Optimism Prevails

Despite uncertainties over the global economy, U.S. presidential election, and even the weather, producers are bolstered by rising demand and revenue. Read more

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Market Spotlights Market Spotlights

Here is what’s in store for nonresidential, residential, and public construction. Read more

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Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic analysis on leading, present and lagging economic indicators. Read more

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The Concrete Producer Survey: Bright Spots of Recovery The Concrete Producer Survey: Bright Spots of Recovery

Concrete producers echoed expert economists’ opinions in the 2013 TCP Survey. Readers shared the challenges they have faced in every region of North America, but also expressed a sense of optimism about what’s to come. Read more

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Outlook for 2012

As we leave 2011 behind and inch closer to 2012, let's take a look at economic outlooks from a variety of sources. Read more

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