Markets, He Wrote: Looking for Clues about the Economy's Direction (Construction Industry Conference)


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You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam.


If you attended the Construction Industry Conference on October 18, 2017, this course would be considered a duplicate and cannot be used towards your CPE requirement.

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Hear Chair & Chief Executive Officer Anirban Basu speak about the following:

  • Global, national, and regional economies using the most up-to-date data available.
  • Critical elements of economic life, including the performance of financial, labor, and real estate markets.


Anirban Basu
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sage Policy Group, Inc.
575 South Charles Street Suite 505
Baltimore, MD 21201

Career Brief

Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Pennsylvania and Indonesia.  The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. 

Maryland governor Larry Hogan recently appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission.  He also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee.  He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association.  

He currently lectures at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy.  He has also taught international economics, urban economics, micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins. 

In 2007, the Daily Record newspaper selected Mr. Basu as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.

Mr. Basu has been on many boards over time, including First Mariner Bank, the Baltimore City Public School System, Port Discovery, the Baltimore School for the Arts, Union Memorial Hospital.  He is currently on the boards of the Lyric Opera House, the University System of Maryland Foundation, and the Archdiocese of Baltimore School System.

Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990.  He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.  His Juris Doctor was earned at the University Of Maryland School Of Law.

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