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.

 

Twitter: @pmorici1

Recent Articles By The Author

'Soft' Power and the Failure of U.S. Foreign Policy

'Soft' Power and the Failure of U.S. Foreign Policy

Here's why economic incentives and other "soft" power measures have largely failed to influence China, Russia and countries in the Middle East.

Parents, Educators, Politicians Share Blame for College Grads’ Woes

Parents, Educators, Politicians Share Blame for College Grads’ Woes

Students should view their college education and their choice of major as investment decisions.

Friday's Jobs Report Won't Alter Fed Plans to Raise Interest Rates

Friday's Jobs Report Won't Alter Fed Plans to Raise Interest Rates

Consumer loan rates will rise, and stocks will remain strong.

How a Sluggish Economy Hurts U.S. Foreign Policy

How a Sluggish Economy Hurts U.S. Foreign Policy

The U.S. can't be strong abroad if it's weak at home.

Inflation Heating Up, Fed Should Raise Interest Rates Soon

Inflation Heating Up, Fed Should Raise Interest Rates Soon

Contrary to expectations, consumer prices have been rising this year.

Morici: Hey Obama, Don't Blame U.S. for Climate Change

Morici: Hey Obama, Don't Blame U.S. for Climate Change

What China does is what really matters.

The Terrible Truth About Income Inequality: Opinion

The Terrible Truth About Income Inequality: Opinion

Economic inequality has emerged as the central political challenge of the 21st Century. Left wing academics and politicians are quick with quack remedies.

Morici: Why Owning a Home Still Beats Renting

Morici: Why Owning a Home Still Beats Renting

Despite some reports to the contrary, owning a home is still a better option. Here's why.

Jobs Report Shows a Still Slow Recovery

Jobs Report Shows a Still Slow Recovery

The jobs number for April improved from previous months, but still lags what is needed for a robust economy.

Morici: GDP Up Only 0.1%, Bodes Poorly for Jobs Creation

Morici: GDP Up Only 0.1%, Bodes Poorly for Jobs Creation

Obama's policies continue to crimp growth.