As of July 2015, the Economic and Revenue Reports have been discontinued. They are now included in the Monthly Trend Reports.

IFO Releases

Aging and the Pennsylvania Economy

January 25, 2018 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel gave a presentation to the Task Force on Private Sector Retirement Security on the implications of aging for the Pennsylvania economy.

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Pennsylvania Fiscal Update

December 13, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel made a presentation to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) to provide background on the IFO and an update on Pennsylvania’s short- and long-term budget outlook. 

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Pennsylvania Fiscal Outlook Presentation

October 19, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel addressed the Society of Municipal Analysts to provide an update on Pennsylvania’s fiscal outlook, demographics and current budget status. 

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Pennsylvania's Fiscal and Demographic Outlook

July 14, 2017 | Presentations

Deputy Director Mark Ryan gave a presentation to the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry addressing Pennsylvania’s long-term fiscal outlook, demographics and the current revenue forecast. 

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Actuarial Impact of Act 5 - School District Pension Contributions

June 28, 2017 | Presentations

Deputy Director Mark Ryan made a presentation to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) regarding the impact of recently enacted pension legislation (Act 5 of 2017) on school district pension contributions.

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Budget and Economic Update

June 07, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matt Knittel provided a budget and economic update to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

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Implications of Aging for the PA Economy

May 24, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matt Knittel gave a presentation on May 24th to the PA Council on Aging regarding the implications of an aging population for Pennsylvania’s economy. An appendix slide appears at the end of the PowerPoint to include certain data requested during the presentation.

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An Overview of School District Property Tax Reform

May 04, 2017 | Presentations

Throughout May, Director Matt Knittel and Deputy Director Mark Ryan will make five presentations on the potential implications of school district property tax reform. The events are sponsored by the Pennsylvania Economy League and will take place at the various locations listed below.

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READING                   Thursday May 4th 7:30-9:00am

WILLIAMSPORT       Friday May 5th 12:00-1:30pm

YORK                         Thursday May 11th 12:00-1:30pm

WILKES-BARRE       Friday May 12th 12:00-1:30pm

LEHIGH VALLEY      Friday May 19th 12:00-1:30pm

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Economic Forecast Summit Presentation

February 28, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel provided a budget and economic update to the Fifth Annual Economic Forecast Summit sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chamber Educational Foundation and the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. 

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Long-Term Fiscal Outlook

February 10, 2017 | Presentations

Deputy Director Mark Ryan made a presentation at a session of the Pennsylvania Education Policy Fellowship Program regarding the Commonwealth's long-term fiscal outlook. The presentation summarized the office's five-year economic and budget outlook (November 2016) as well as more recent updates to the office's revenue estimates for FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18 (January 2017). The presentation also addressed the office's most recent estimate for school property tax collections.

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