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

How the U.S. Economy and Jobs Are Being Held Back by the Trade Deficit

How the U.S. Economy and Jobs Are Being Held Back by the Trade Deficit

A Commerce Department report is expected to show that the trade deficit in March widened.

Why the Fed May (Almost) Never Raise Interest Rates

Why the Fed May (Almost) Never Raise Interest Rates

Investors are strongly betting the Federal Reserve won't raise interest rates in June, but will the Fed ever be able to raise interest rates again?

Pacific Trade Agreement Is Nothing More Than a Jobs Killer for U.S.

Pacific Trade Agreement Is Nothing More Than a Jobs Killer for U.S.

Congress should ask for some changes before ratifying the deal.

5 Reasons Why Prospects for Jobs, Wage Gains Are Dimming

5 Reasons Why Prospects for Jobs, Wage Gains Are Dimming

Wages for all but the most skilled professionals continue to advance only slowly, and good-paying jobs and pay raises will likely be even scarcer.

Why the Fed Will Have to Do More Than Just Raise Interest Rates

Why the Fed Will Have to Do More Than Just Raise Interest Rates

The Fed may soon be selling off long term bonds acquired through three rounds of quantitative easing.

Four More Reasons the Fed Shouldn't Raise Interest Rates

Four More Reasons the Fed Shouldn't Raise Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve may remain 'patient' this month on raising interest rates. Here's why.

Strong Jobs Market Won’t Compel the Fed to Raise Interest Rates

Strong Jobs Market Won’t Compel the Fed to Raise Interest Rates

The jobs market should cool by June, which would encourage the Fed to postpone a rate Increase.

Why Obamacare Subsidies Should Be Struck Down by the Supreme Court

Why Obamacare Subsidies Should Be Struck Down by the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court should take this chance to nix Obamacare's subsidies. If it does so, the whole ACA-inspired health care reform would be upended -- but it needs to be.

Five Things to Know About the Fed Raising Interest Rates

Five Things to Know About the Fed Raising Interest Rates

Higher interest rates won't derail the economy or sink stock values.

Why Free Trade Agreements Actually Put U.S. at a Disadvantage

Why Free Trade Agreements Actually Put U.S. at a Disadvantage

Congress should not grant President Obama Trade Promotion Authority.