Peter Morici

Professor Peter Morici, of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, is a recognized expert on economic policy and international economics. Prior to joining the university, he served as director of the Office of Economics at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He is the author of 18 books and monographs and has published widely in leading public policy and business journals, including the Harvard Business Review and Foreign Policy. Morici has lectured and offered executive programs at more than 100 institutions, including Columbia University, the Harvard Business School and Oxford University. His views are frequently featured on CNN, CBS, BBC, FOX, ABC, CNBC, NPR, NPB and national broadcast networks around the world.

 

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Recent Articles By The Author

Economy Would Be Better Off With a Republican President

Economy Would Be Better Off With a Republican President

If doubling economic growth is good for stocks, Wall Street should want a Republican in the White House.

A Professor's Message for the Holidays: Time to Celebrate!

A Professor's Message for the Holidays: Time to Celebrate!

The future of mankind is going to be much better than advertised. Here are some predictions.

Paris Climate Conference Is a Bad Deal for America

Paris Climate Conference Is a Bad Deal for America

China, India and other developing countries were asked to do too little at the Paris Climate Conference, putting the U.S. economy and workers at a disadvantage.

Weak U.S. Jobs Growth Is Only Part of a Bigger Problem

Weak U.S. Jobs Growth Is Only Part of a Bigger Problem

From similar starting positions, Ronald Reagan's recovery wholly outperformed Barack Obama's.

What Walmart's and IBM’s Troubles Really Tell Us About the U.S. Economy

What Walmart's and IBM’s Troubles Really Tell Us About the U.S. Economy

Is the U.S. economy headed down again? Hardly.

Inflation Is Higher Than You Think so Fed Should Raise Rates Now

Inflation Is Higher Than You Think so Fed Should Raise Rates Now

This is the best economic time for the central bank to finally raise interest rates.

Federal Reserve Rate Hike in Play for December

Federal Reserve Rate Hike in Play for December

Fed policymakers think U.S. inflation will rise as oil and labor markets tighten and rock-bottom rates impose significant cost on seniors and significant distortions on investment choices and asset prices.

Jobs Report Should Boost Fed's Plan to Hike Rates This Year

Jobs Report Should Boost Fed's Plan to Hike Rates This Year

A rate increase won't harm growth and jobs creation, which is why the Fed will be raising rates later this year.

Immigrant Crisis Exposes What’s Wrong With Europe’s Economy

Immigrant Crisis Exposes What’s Wrong With Europe’s Economy

Immigrants make the economic pie bigger -- but when they compete for the same jobs as native workers, they can also drive down wages in those occupations.

Forget Trump and Carson -- Here’s What Republicans Need to Do to Win

Forget Trump and Carson -- Here’s What Republicans Need to Do to Win

What worked for Ronald Reagan won't work for the GOP today. Here's how the GOP must change to win the White House.