Brian Beaulieu has been an economist with the Institute for Trend Research since 1982, serving as its Chief Executive Officer since 1987. At the Institute, he has been engaged in applied research regarding business cycle trend analysis and the utilization of that research at a practical business level. Prior to joining ITR Economics, Brian was an economist for the US Department of Labor where he worked on the health care component of the Consumer Price Index. Brian is co-author with Alan Beaulieu of the books, Prosperity in the Age of Decline, Make Your Move, and children's book But I Want It. Mr. Beaulieu's views have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Times, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Barron's, USA Today, as well as on CNBC TV, FOX Business TV, Knight Ridder News Services, Reuters, CBS Radio, KERA TV, Canadian TV, and numerous other outlets. He is a regular columnist and contributing economist to national trade associations and publications. Mr. Beaulieu is Chief Economist for Vistage International and TEC, global organizations comprised of over 13,000 CEOs. Mr. Beaulieu has been providing workshops and economic analysis seminars across the US and Canada to literally thousands of business owners and executives for the last 25 years. Prior to joining the ITR Economics, Brian was an economist for the US Department of Labor where he worked on the health care component of the Consumer Price Index. Brian is co-author of the book, Make Your Move. Brian Beaulieu provides economic forecasts with 96% accuracy so companies can improve their performance and profits. Brian's presentations cover a wide variety of topics including short- and long-term global economic forecasts, regional economic updates, an outlook on inflation, and the relationship of political events and economic growth. He details what economic indicators executives should follow and provides proven strategies for leveraging economic forecasts at the company level.