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

Yellen's Denials About Inflation Will Curb Fed's Independence

Yellen's Denials About Inflation Will Curb Fed's Independence

Cherry-picking data will give Congress a reason to act.

What to Expect Next: A Double Whammy of High Unemployment, Inflation

What to Expect Next: A Double Whammy of High Unemployment, Inflation

Monetary policy won't fix structural unemployment, but it will fire up inflation.

Washington Debauchery and the Fed Follies

Washington Debauchery and the Fed Follies

The Fed's easy-money policies enable Washington's inaction on slow growth and the jobs crisis

Even at Record Levels, Stocks Have More Room to Run

Even at Record Levels, Stocks Have More Room to Run

Here's why the bull market is not over.

How the Government Is Hurting the Economy

How the Government Is Hurting the Economy

Technology and globalization are hurting job and wage growth, and when the government tries to help, it adds to the misery.

Jobs Growth Improves, But It's Still Not Enough

Jobs Growth Improves, But It's Still Not Enough

The numbers are getting better, but they're still not enough to match the more prosperous times during the Reagan and Clinton presidencies.

Thanks to Washington, Job Growth Is Still Falling Short

Thanks to Washington, Job Growth Is Still Falling Short

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.

Why I Can't Be Both an Economist and a Liberal

Why I Can't Be Both an Economist and a Liberal

Facts and sound reasoning don't support contemporary liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination.

With Stronger Consumer Spending, U.S. Economy Is Poised for 3% Growth

With Stronger Consumer Spending, U.S. Economy Is Poised for 3% Growth

The economy is shaking off winter blues.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Inflation -- and It's Heating Up

Five Things You Didn't Know About Inflation -- and It's Heating Up

Higher inflation and continuing slow growth will tighten a vice on most Americans.