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The AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is a leading indicator of U.S. economic growth and contraction that is based on CPA financial executives’ evaluation of corporate prospects, tangible performance data, and first-hand knowledge of company staffing, spending and financing plans. The survey is conducted quarterly, polling AICPA members in Business & Industry holding executive positions in both public and privately-owned organizations of all sizes, and across a broad spectrum of industries.

4th Quarter 2016 Economic Outlook Survey 

Economic Outlook Survey Executive Summary

Economic Outlook Survey Results PowerPoint Slides
Executive Summary  Survey Results
PowerPoint Presentation

The Outlook for Business After the 2016 Elections  Webcast (December 15, 11-12 ET )  
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Economic Outlook Survey Archive

2016 Press Release Dates 

Quarter 1 - March 3, 2016
Quarter 2 - June 2, 2016
Quarter 3 - September 1, 2016
Quarter 4 - December 8, 2016

Media representatives are invited to visit the AICPA Press Center.


AICPA CFO Conference

May 3 - May 5, 2017- Phoenix, AZ - Seasoned CFOs from across the country create a superior event that provides the latest updates, innovations and anticipated trends to keep you on the cutting edge of the financial industry.

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