Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Economic and Job Trends Focus of November 2 Economic Perspectives

Posted by Hopeton on October 31, 2009

The state of the economy and job trends will be the focus of the November 2 Economic Perspectives’ interview with Brian Kelsey, Director of Community and Economic Development at the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) on KAZI 88.7 FM.  Kelsey will discuss local, state, and federal trends in the economy, where job opportunities will be in the future, and racial disparities in unemployment.


Brian Kelsey

Kelsey has worked in economic development at the local, regional, and federal levels, focusing on research and data analysis. His work at CAPCOG involves tracking regional competitiveness issues and providing consulting services to cities, counties, and local economic and workforce development organizations.

Before joining CAPCOG in 2005, Brian worked for the Council on Competitiveness in Washington DC, where he co-authored a popular guidebook on regional economic development. Brian started his career in a local economic development fellowship program in Sonoma County, California.

Brian earned a master’s degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. His bachelor’s degree in economics and history is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where graduated Phi Beta Kappa with highest distinction.


One Response to “Economic and Job Trends Focus of November 2 Economic Perspectives”

  1. tommoriarty said

    Economic numbers have been spun in a way that would make George Orwell cringe.

    Best Regards,

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