Dr. Nicholas Perna, economic adviser for Webster Bank, will be the guest speaker at Eggs & the Economy, presented by the Wilton Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Jan. 14, 8 a.m., at Marly’s restaurant in Wilton Center.

The Chamber’s Economic Forecast Breakfast is an annual look at how the financial landscape is shaping up for the coming year. He is expected to talk about what is expected in 2016 for the housing market, the  small businesses sector, and how political changes in Connecticut and the nation will affect the local economic climate, according to Chamber Director Debra Hanson.

Perna holds a Ph.D. in economics from MIT. In addition to his work at Webster Bank, he teaches a course on the U.S. banking system at Yale and is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Tickets are $35 for Chamber members, $40 for future members. Reservations are required. Call 203-762-0567 or visit wiltonchamber.com.