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

Friday's Jobs Report Likely to Reveal Slower Pace of Growth

Friday's Jobs Report Likely to Reveal Slower Pace of Growth

Overall, the employment situation is not good, but there are some steps the country can take to help.

Congress Needs to Do Much Heavy Lifting on Taxes and Trade

Congress Needs to Do Much Heavy Lifting on Taxes and Trade

The new Congress must work with the president.

Stocks Still Overwhelmingly Best Bet for Ordinary Investor

Stocks Still Overwhelmingly Best Bet for Ordinary Investor

This bull market still has legs, and stocks easily could rise another 25%. Here's why.

Why Republicans Should Take a Cue from Elizabeth Warren in 2016

Why Republicans Should Take a Cue from Elizabeth Warren in 2016

Elizabeth Warren may offer wrongheaded populist solutions, but she is hitting on the issues most critical to voters.

Obama Has Dropped the Ball So far But Can Stifle Sony Shakedown

Obama Has Dropped the Ball So far But Can Stifle Sony Shakedown

The president has plenty of options to support Sony and stop North Korea's shakedown, but the administration hasn't defended Americans' rights to free speech and privacy.

Economy Can Handle Higher Interest Rates, but Fed Distracts

Economy Can Handle Higher Interest Rates, but Fed Distracts

The time for the Fed to raise interest rates has come and gone and come again.

Why the Federal Reserve Needs to Start Raising Interest Rates Now

Why the Federal Reserve Needs to Start Raising Interest Rates Now

Here's how the central bank should communicate how, and when, it will raise rates.

Dumb Government Policies Frustrate Benefits of Falling Oil Prices

Dumb Government Policies Frustrate Benefits of Falling Oil Prices

America could get a lot more out of declining oil prices if U.S. economic policies were improved.

Jobs Jump in November, but Outlook for Economy Remains Guarded

Jobs Jump in November, but Outlook for Economy Remains Guarded

November could have been a breakout month for job gains, but there are still plenty of red flags for the U.S. economy.

Here Are Five Reasons Why Black Friday Isn’t What It Used to Be

Here Are Five Reasons Why Black Friday Isn’t What It Used to Be

Changes in the economy and culture make Black Friday just another day -- not the day of days in America's consumer culture.