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Media and upcoming events


August 23, 2018.  “Trade, Interest Rates and the Mid-America Economic Outlook,” presented to the United Banker’s Bank of Minneapolis, Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle, Nebraska.

August 9, 2018. “Economy Update,” presented to the LEAD IMTA (Iowa Motor Truck Association) Conference, Des Moines, IA.


August 2, 2018.  “Trade, Interest Rates and the Rural Mainstreet Economy,”  presented to the Union Pacific Agriculture Products Division, Omaha, Nebraska.


July 18, 2018.  “Economic Black Swans and Golden Geese,” presented to the United Bank of Iowa, Board Retreat.


June 7,  2018.  "The Impact of Tax Increment Financing on Nebraska," presented to Nebraska  Economic Development Association, Gothenberg, Nebraska.


May 29, 2018.  “The Mid-America Economy: Manufacturing Supply Managers’ Outlook,” presentation to the Institute for Supply Management, St. Louis, Missouri.

May 22, 2018.  “The Mid-America Economy: Challenges and Opportunities,” presentation to the Financial Institutions Conference, Des Moines, Iowa.

May 15, 2018.  “The Mid-America Economy: Challenges and Opportunities,” presentation to the Equitable Bank Group, Omaha, Nebraska.

March 22, 2018.  “The Mid-America Economic Outlook,”  presentation to Farm Management, Spencer, Iowa.

March 15, 2018.  “The Mid-America Economy and International Trade,”  presentation to Bismarck, North Dakota Chamber of Commerce, Mandan, North Dakota.

March 2, 2018.  “Taxing, Spending and the Nebraska Economy,” presentation to Leadership Nebraska, Skutt Student Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

February 1, 2018.  “The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions: 2018 and Beyond,” presentation to Fresno, California business community, Fresno, CA.

January 30, 2018.  “The Rural Mainstreet Economy: Black Swans and Golden Geese,” presentation to Center Point Group, Taste of Texas, Holdrege, Nebraska.

January 29, 2018.  “The Rural Mainstreet Economy: Black Swans and Golden Geese,” presentation to Center Point Group, Chances R, York, Nebraska.

January 18, 2018. “Trump, Trade and the Economic Outlook,” presentation to the Financial Executives Institute, C&A Industries, Omaha, Nebraska.


December 12, 2017.  “The Mid-America Manufacturing Economy,” FINPACK Lender’s Conference, Radisson Blu, Bloomington, Minnesota.


December 6, 2017.  “The Rural Mainstreet Economy: Black Swans and Golden Geese,” Farm News Ag Show, Fort Dodge, Iowa.
November 29, 2017.  “The Rural Mainstreet Economy: Black Swans and Golden Geese,” Bank of Iowa Economic Outlook Conference, Shenandoah, Iowa.


November 28, 2017, 4:00 pm—Chicago, Illinois, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, panelist for “Midwest Agriculture’s Ties to the Global Economy.”


November 8, 2017.  “Food Manufacturing and the Mid-West Economy,” Associated British Foods Economic Outlook Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.

November 7, 2017, 4:00 pm—Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Country Club of Sioux Falls, speaker at the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry's Economic Outlook Seminar.

November 7, 2017, 9:00 am—Omaha, Nebraska, speaker at Great Western Bank customer appreciation event.

November 2, 2017, 8:00 am—Lincoln, Nebraska, Cornhusker Hotel, speaker at Nebraska Bankers Association's Bank Investment, Funding, and Economic Outlook Conference.

October 25, 2017, 11:00 am—Council Bluffs, Iowa, Keynote speaker at the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.

October 12, 2017, 8:00 am—Omaha, Nebraska, CentryLink Center, opening speaker for the Omaha Products Show for Business & Industry sponsored by the Institute of Supply Management.

October 9, 2017, presentation for Bank Sioux Falls, SD

October 6, 2017, 9:00 am-Cedar Rapids, Iowa, The Hotel at Kirkwood, Keynote speaker for the Corridor Manufacturing Conference, Manufacturing Matters: Leadership, Operations & Workforce.

October 3, 2017, 9:00 am-Omaha, Nebraska, Omaha Hilton Hotel, speak to Union Pacific’s national chemical customer group.

September 29, 2017, 7:30 am-Omaha, Nebraska, Omaha Hyatt  speak to the National Dry Cleaning Group.

September 25, 2017, 8:00 am-Omaha, Nebraska, Omaha Country Club, speak to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Kansas.

September 21, 2017, 4:00 pm-Omaha Nebraska, Omaha Marriott Hotel, speak to the Risk Management Association.

September 19, 2017, Bank Conference webinar


Thursday, September 14, 2017 - Waterloo, IA - Ernie Goss will be the featured speaker at the Community Bank & Trust yearly Economic Luncheon.


Thursday, August 3, 2017 - Colorado Springs, CO - Ernie Goss presented  an economic report on the Kansas economy for the Kansas Bankers Association at their 2017 CEO Forum/Annual Meeting to be held August 3-5 at the Broadmoor Hotel.


June 28, 2017, 10:30 AM, Ernie Goss presented Economic Opportunities and Threats:  Exports and the Federal Reserve, at the BKD Leadership Conference, Downtown Hilton, St. Louis, MO.


June 11, 2017 - LaVista, NE - Ernie Goss spoke to the annual conference of the Iowa Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association.


June 1, 2017 - Sioux Falls, SD -  Ernie Goss provided the Keynote address for the Sioux Falls Economic Trends Summit. The event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.


Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4:00 PM, Black Swans and Golden Geese:  The Regional Economic Outlook, Stalcup Agricultural Services. The event was held at King's Point Resort, Storm Lake, Iowa.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 5:30 PM, Economic Opportunities and Threats: Exports and the Federal Reserve, IBA Mega Conference, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.


April 27, 2017 - Omaha, NE - Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed Trump’s Tax Plan on KFAB.


Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5:30 PM, The Regional Economic Outlook:  Interest Rates, Inflation & Growth, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5:30 PM, Performance Banking Group, Downtown Holiday Inn, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


Wednesday, April 28, 2017, 10:30 AM, Economic Opportunities and Threats:  Exports and the Federal Reserve, BKD Leadership Conference, Downtown Hilton, St. Louis, MO.


April 26, 2017 – Greely CO - Ernie Goss and Gail Fallon discussed and critiqued the Trump tax plan on KFKA.


April 10, 2017 - Omaha, NE - Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed "Buy America First Programs" and how they harm/help the economy on KFAB.


Thursday, March 30th, 10:00 AM, Fort Dodge – Iowa Central Community College, BHS Auditorium – 1 Triton Cir. Fort Dodge, IA


March 29, 2017 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed " Where Is the Economy Headed?” on KFAB.


Thursday, March 23, 4:30 PM, The economic impact of the construction and operations of the Prestage Farms Plant in Iowa, presented at the Robert Blue Middle School Auditorium, 1015 NW 2nd St., Eagle Grove, IA.


Thursday, March 23, The economic impact of the construction and operations of the Prestage Farms Plant in Iowa, presented at the Wild Rose Casino & REsort, Emmetsburg, IA.


Wednesday, March 22, The economic impact of the construction and operations of the Prestage Farms Plant in Iowa, presented at the Palo Alto Economic Dev. Corporation, Algona, Iowa, March 22, 2017.


Wednesday, March 22, 6:00 PM, The economic impact of the construction and operations of the Prestage Farms Plant in Iowa, presented at the Stanhope Community Center, 600 Main Street,  Stanhope, IA.


March 13, 2017 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed the latest U.S. jobs report and how it will impact interest rates.


Presentation to Iowa Housing Association, Des Moines, Iowa, March 3, 2017, 11:30 am.


Presentation to Lead of Nebraska, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, March 3, 2017, 8:00 am.


Presentation to Travel & Transport Association, Loews Hotel, Tucson, Arizona, February 22, 2017, 9:00 am.  


Presentation to Agribusiness Association of Iowa Showcase and Conference, Iowa Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa, February 14, 2017, 2:00 pm.


Presentation to Real Estate Industry, Omaha, Nebraska, February 7, 2017.


Presentation to Centerpoint Industry Client Appreciation, York, Nebraska, January 30, 2017, 6:00 am. 


Presentation to AGC of Nebraska, Happy Hollow Country Club, Omaha, Nebraska, January 26, 2017, 8:00 am. 


January 24, 2017 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed President Trump's latest trade "blasts." What are the risks to the economy of renegotiating NAFTA? on KFAB.


January 9, 2017 – Spencer, IA -  George Bower and Ernie Goss discussed the results from Creighton’s January survey of bank CEOs in 10 Rural Mainstreet states. KCID.


January 9, 2017 – On South Dakota Public Radio Ernie Goss discussed the regional and national economies. “Where are interest rates going? What about trade.”


January 1, 2017 – Des Moines, IA - On Iowa Public TV’s “Iowa Press,” Ernie Goss and David Swenson discussed sagging farm commodity prices sending monetary shockwaves.


December 21, 2016 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed U.S. consumer debt burden which has risen to $12.4 trillion due primarily to student debt, medical bills and housing costs on KFAB.


December 20, 2016 - Ernie Goss discussed Creighton's December survey of bank CEOs in 10 states.


Interest Rates, Exports and Federal Reserve Policies, Nov. 29, 2016, 8:45-9:45, Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities, Meadow Events & Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa.


Presentation at the Economic Outlook Summit, Nov. 30, 2016, 11:45 - 3:00 pm. Hosted by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce.  LaVista Embassy Suites Conference Center, La Vista, NE.


Economic Update in Transportation, Dec. 8, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, The Machinery Haulers Association – Annual Winter Meeting, Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, Rock Island, IL.


November 27, 2016 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed the holiday buying season, the Trump economy and the economic outlook  on KFAB.


November 18, 2016 - Kansas WBIW  -  Host Nick Gosnell and Ernie Goss discussed the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy and Trump's policies.   

The Regional Economic Outlook Based on Surveys of Supply Managers, November 15, 2016, Kansas City Institute for Supply Management, Kansas City, Missouri.


The Regional Economic Outlook Based on Surveys of Bankers & Supply Managers, November 9, 2016, City State Bank, Client Appreciation Luncheon, Des Moines, Iowa.


Economic Opportunities and Threats:  Exports and the Federal Reserve, November 3, 2016, Nebraska Bankers Association, Lincoln, Nebraska.


October 30, 2016 - Omaha, NE - Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed the economy and other matters of economics  on KFAB.


 October 30, 2016 - Lincoln, NE – Lincoln Journal Star article on Goss Death Penalty Study. http://journalstar.com/legislature/economist-goss-issues-invitation-to-debate-costs-of-death-penalty/article_0501c56d-c2b1-56bf-9e30-7d3bef7851e2.html


The Economic Outlook:  Will Agriculture, Energy and Manufacturing Be a Drag?  October 27, 2016, St. Anthony Hospital & Foundation Board, La Crosse, Wisconsin.


October 24, 2016 – North Dakota Public Radio  -  Host Mick Kjar and Ernie Goss discussed economic issues on KQLX.


Keynote address, Federal Reserve Policies and Price Bubbles: Indicators from Surveys of Mid America at the UBT Bank and Trust Retirement Industry Forum on Wednesday October 12, 2016 in Lincoln, NE.


October 6, 2016 –Host Janet Adkison and Ernie Goss discussed monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of 10 states on RFD Radio, FarmWeek Now.


Keynote speaker at  state-of-the-state at the Tri-City Area Economic Forum in Kearney, NE on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.


Speaker at the Construction Financial Management's Heartland Regional Conference on Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Ameristar Hotel in Council Bluffs, IA.


Speaker at the PDI Fall Conference  (Professional Developers of Iowa) on Thursday, Sept. 29.  "Positioning Your Assets For Global Competition" September 28-30, 2016 Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites Fort Dodge, IA


Audio - Press Conference with Dr. Goss presenting findings of death penalty study



September 15, 2016 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed Goss' recently completed study for Retain-A-Just-Nebraska on KFAB.


September 5, 2016 - Omaha, NE - Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed Creighton's latest survey results and the likelihood of a September Federal Reserve rate hike on KFAB.


August 16, 2016 - Lincoln, NE -  Host Coby Mach and Ernie Goss discussed Goss’ recent study examining the effectiveness and cost of the administration of the death penalty in the U.S. and Nebraska on KLIN.


August 16, 2016, Omaha, NE – Joe Duggan, Omaha World-Herald. "How much does the death penalty cost Nebraska? Economist stands by his $14.6 million-per-year figure, despite criticisms."


August 15, 2016, Omaha, NE - Paul Hammel, Omaha World-Herald reporting on Goss death penalty Study. "Death penalty costs Nebraska about $14 million annually, finds study commissioned by capital punishment foes."


August 15 9:30 CDT as Ernie Goss presented findings from his study on the economic cost of Nebraska's ‪#‎deathpenalty ‪#‎RetainNE http://www.ustream.tv/channel/Cy7yMU6Pwf9 He also accepted questions via Twitter.


August 1, 2016, Springfield, IL -  Ernie Goss was the featured speaker at the Baker Group's Interest Rate Risk and Investment Strategy Seminar. 


August 1, 2016 at 7:35 am Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss when discussed the U.S. and Mid-America economies. Nothing like a puny 1.2 percent Q2 U.S. GDP growth to stoke economic concerns on KFAB​.


July 22, 2016, Omaha World-Herald. "Rural Economy Begins to Weaken."


June 23, 2016 - Omaha, NE -  Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed Great Britain's potential exit from the European Union (Brexit) on KFAB. What does a "yes" majority vote mean for the U.S. and Mid-America economies?


May 24, 2016 - Omaha, NE - Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed latest economic indicators on KFAB. The good: job growth, the bad: GDP growth, and the ugly: productivity growth (or lack of it). Will there be an Federal Reserve rate hike in June-July---YES.


April 15, 2016 - Des Moines, IA - At 7:30 pm (C) Discussion on Iowa Public TV 

 of the Mid-America economy with Dean Borg, Dave Swenson, and Ernie Goss  (check your local listings for broadcast time in your area). http://video.iptv.org/video/2365718627/


April 14, 2016 - Sioux Falls, SD - Ernie Goss spoke at performance banking conference-holiday inn conference center at 10:15 am.


April 4, 2016 - Clearwater, FL / Kearney, NE - Ernie Goss spoke to the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association in Clearwater Fla. on Thursday and to the Nebraska Bankers Association in Kearney, Nebraska on Tuesday.


March 28, 2016 - Omaha, NE - Ernie Goss interview summarizing latest Creighton survey of bank CEOs in rural portions of 10 states (Rural Mainstreet).
Here is the link: http://www.farmboaudio.com/Aux-audio/0010.mp3


February 21, 2016 - Omaha, NE -

Feel the ̶B̶ Ern @ Monday 7:20 am (C) Host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed latest economic indicators on KFAB. This presidential election is stacking up to be a referendum on Economic growth policies vs. Economic redistribution policies.


February 16, 2016 - Lincoln, NE -  Ernie Goss  and Goss & Associates released its highway study to the Nebraska Legislature on Tuesday February 16. Josh Moenning head of 4 lanes 4 Nebraska to release the full study to the public.


February 11, 2016 - York, NE - Full house in York to hear Dr. Ernie Goss talk about the significant economic growth and safety benefits of finishing the NE Expressway System and expanding Hwy 81 ‪#‎finishthejob


January 21, 2016 - Omaha, NE -  at 8:20 am (C), join KFAB host Gary Sadlemyer and Ernie Goss discussed the good, bad and ugly economic issues currently defining our economy.


January 18, 2016 - Lincoln, NE - At 5:10 pm (Central)  KLIN host Kevin Thomas and Ernie Goss discussed oil and fuel prices as Iran cranks up oil production.


January 18, 2016 - Omaha, NE - At noon (Central) (KIOS Radio)– CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Jason Riley, a member of the Editorial Board of The Wall Street Journal, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and author of “Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders” and “Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed” “Federal Spending’s Impact on Low-Income Americans” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)


January 13, 2016 - Omaha, NE - Ernie Goss on KETV to speak about the president's economic program, prior to President Obama's visit to Omaha on January 13, 2016.




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