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

A Greek Default Would Discredit German Chancellor Angela Merkel

A Greek Default Would Discredit German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Greek default is inevitable, and Merkel would be the loser.

A Greek Revolt Against Austerity, Euro Restrictions Is Long Overdue

A Greek Revolt Against Austerity, Euro Restrictions Is Long Overdue

Greeks are justified to seek an end austerity and to mark down debt.

Yes, the Economy May Be Creating Jobs, but the Pace Is Slowing

Yes, the Economy May Be Creating Jobs, but the Pace Is Slowing

More jobs were added in January, but the pace is likely to slow.

Obama's Rosy Vision of America Has Nothing to Do with the Real Economy

Obama's Rosy Vision of America Has Nothing to Do with the Real Economy

For most Americans, it is like the Middle Ages again -- until perhaps like the Greeks, the country elects a populist instead of an elitist as president.

Obama’s Proposed Tax on Foreign Earnings Would Hurt Retired Americans

Obama’s Proposed Tax on Foreign Earnings Would Hurt Retired Americans

The president's proposal to tax corporate profits parked overseas will kill jobs in America and impose stealth taxes on the elderly.

Following Election of Alexis Tsipras, Greeks Should Dump the Euro

Following Election of Alexis Tsipras, Greeks Should Dump the Euro

Greece should exit the euro, unless German Chancellor Angela Merkel blinks on austerity measures.

5 Reasons Printing Money Won’t Save Moribund European Economies

5 Reasons Printing Money Won’t Save Moribund European Economies

Dropping money from airplanes can't save the eurozone.

State of the Union: Obama Is Bent on Soak-the-Rich Schemes

State of the Union: Obama Is Bent on Soak-the-Rich Schemes

Here's why that is a bad idea.

Why President Obama’s Free Community-College Plan Is a Bad Idea

Why President Obama’s Free Community-College Plan Is a Bad Idea

A look at community colleges reveals much is lacking.

Anti-Growth Policies Slow Jobs Creation, Dim Prospects for Jobless

Anti-Growth Policies Slow Jobs Creation, Dim Prospects for Jobless

The economy added 252,000 jobs in December -- down from 353,000 in November. With GDP growth slowing, prospects for jobless Americans are worsening.