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According to participants in the Chicago Fed's annual Economic Outlook Symposium, the nation's economic growth in 2008 is forecasted to be roughly in line with the pace recorded over the past two years, with inflation moving lower and the unemployment rate edging higher.

Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2007 Results and Forecasts for 2008
Last Updated: 01/10/08
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held its twenty-first annual Economic Outlook Symposium on November 30, 2007. More than 100 economists and analysts from business, academia and government attended. This Chicago Fed Letter reviews last year’s forecasts for 2007 and analyzes the forecasts for 2008.