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.
Cherry-picking data will give Congress a reason to act.
Monetary policy won't fix structural unemployment, but it will fire up inflation.
The Fed's easy-money policies enable Washington's inaction on slow growth and the jobs crisis
Technology and globalization are hurting job and wage growth, and when the government tries to help, it adds to the misery.
The numbers are getting better, but they're still not enough to match the more prosperous times during the Reagan and Clinton presidencies.
Tomorrow the Labor Department is expected to post a jobs number for June that's still not enough to keep up with population growth or really push down the unemployment rate.
Facts and sound reasoning don't support contemporary liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination.
The economy is shaking off winter blues.
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