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Paul Krugman and Lawrence H. Summers to Discuss the Economic Outlook at the 2021 NIC Fall Conference

Two preeminent economists – the Recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize of Economics and the Former U.S. Treasury Secretary – will discuss macroeconomic and capital market trends on November 2 in Houston

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Annapolis, Md. (August 4, 2021)—The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) announced today that nationally prominent economists  Lawrence H. Summers, former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, and Paul Krugman, 2008 Nobel Prize for Economics recipient and New York Times columnist, will engage in a moderated discussion at the 2021 NIC Fall Conference on November 2 in Houston.  Inflation threat, interest rates, cost of capital, fiscal and monetary policy, rising deficits, and labor markets will be included in the spectrum of macroeconomic and capital market trends debated. The discussion will be moderated by Angela Mago, president, Commercial Bank & Real Estate Capital, KeyCorp.

Recognized as one of the world’s most influential thinkers by Time, Foreign Policy, Prospect, and The Economist magazines, Lawrence H. Summers continues to move forward the debate on national and global economic policy in his speeches, regular newspaper columns in The Washington Post and as a contributor to Bloomberg’s Wall Street Week. Having played a crucial role in tackling every major financial crisis for the last two decades, Summers will bring an exclusive perspective on the continuing impact COVID-19 on the economy.

As one of the world’s most acclaimed economists, Paul Krugman frequently speaks on leading issues of the day affecting the world economy. His twice-weekly Op-Ed pieces for the New York Times highlight his depth of insight and outspoken style. Krugman has extensively researched consumer’s desires for variety and choice and the impact on economies of scale leading to groundbreaking work on international trade and the new economic geography.

“Paul Krugman’s and Larry Summer’s vast understanding of the macroeconomic factors and trends that impact the economic and capital market environments – both now and into the future – will provide key insights to executive leaders in senior housing and care who are addressing market challenges compounded by the pandemic.” said Brian Jurutka, NIC president and CEO.

The 2021 NIC Fall Conference will take place November 1 – 3 at the Marriott Marquis Houston.


About the National Investment Center for Senior Housing & Care 
The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), a 501(c)(3) organization, works to enable access and choice by providing data, analytics, and connections that bring together investors and providers. The organization delivers the most trusted, objective, and timely insights and implications derived from its analytics, which benefit from NIC’s affiliation with NIC MAP Vision, the leading provider of comprehensive market data for senior housing and skilled nursing properties. NIC events, which include the industry’s premiere conferences, provide sector stakeholders with opportunities to convene, network, and drive thought-leadership through high-quality educational programming.  For more information, visit and follow NIC on Twitter,LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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