March Chamber Breakfast to feature Regional Economist Charles S. Gascon

Published Friday, February 28, 2020 3:00 pm

A Regional Economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Charles S. Gascon, will be the featured speaker for the March 5th Power in Partnership monthly breakfast of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce. The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Julian Carroll Convention Center and is sponsored by Lundberg Medical Imaging. Gascon will deliver an economic update focused on the Paducah region. 

As a regional economist, Gascon analyzes economic conditions in the Eighth Federal Reserve District and reports on conditions to the Bank president and staff economists prior to Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings. He is responsible for writing the bank’s Beige Book report on local economic conditions and contributes to other bank publications. His work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and in local media outlets. 

Gascon is a member of the American Economic Association and the National Association for Business Economics, has a master’s degree in economics from State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.  

Below are the details of the breakfast:

When: Thursday, March 5, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Where: Julian M. Carroll Convention Center, Ohio Room

Speaker: Charles S. Gascon, Regional Economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Sponsor: Lundberg Medical Imaging

Cost: $15 members, $25 non-members


Non-Chamber power card holders, should make a reservation by 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, at or call 270-443-1746 or

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