Presentation by James Parrott before the New York State Economic and Revenue Consensus Forecasting Conference
February 27, 2008. Presentation by FPI Deputy Director and Chief Economist James Parrott. Parrott was one of five economists invited to speak at the conference, which gave Budget Director Laura Anglin and leaders of the Senate and Assembly fiscal committees the opportunity to hear testimony from leading state and national economic experts. By March 1, the legislature and governor must issue a joint report containing the consensus economic forecast and estimates of receipts for the 2008-2009 fiscal year.