SMC 2014 Speaker - Duncan Meldrum, Hilltop Economics, LLC - Abstract

Duncan Meldrum
Chief Economist
Hilltop Economics LLC

Econometric Semiconductor Forecast
Final demand in the global economy ultimately drives the output for semiconductors.  The current consensus forecast from major forecasters around the globe indicates a shift in demand patterns has developed in 2014.  The new final demand patterns and the risk to the forecast will be presented and evaluated.  The implications of the economic forecasts for semiconductor demand will be examined within the context of the models Hilltop Economics currently produces for the Econometric Semiconductor Forecast with Linx-Consulting.