Peter Morici Archive
Published December 10, 2013
U.S. regulators are finally implementing the Volcker Rule, and it may prove the hidden jewel in the Dodd-Frank financial reforms.
Published December 06, 2013
The Labor Department reported the economy added 203,000 jobs in November, in line with the progress of recent months.
Published December 02, 2013
It took a triumph of hubris for President Obama to believe that he could sign a single law that would replace markets in a U.S. health care sector as large as the economy of France.
Published November 25, 2013
The view from this economist is that ObamaCare raises costs, lowers quality and slashes the incomes of many health care providers.
Published November 18, 2013
Since unemployment peaked at 10 percent in 2009, the economy has grown at a paltry 2.3 percent annual rate.
Published November 08, 2013
The jobs count may be up but for recent college graduates and older adults the situation is grim, and many working age adults have abandoned job searches.
Published November 04, 2013
Republicans should stop cheering for ObamaCare to fail. It may be dreadful, but going back to what we had before is not possible.
Published October 28, 2013
Europeans from France and Spain to Greece have demonstrated governments obsessed with sheltering their citizens from all risk and redistributing income can’t grow.
Published October 23, 2013
ObamaCare is proving Health and Human Services can be more incompetent than many Third World governments.
Published October 21, 2013
The Labor Department is expected to report Tuesday on the September jobs picture. Sadly, business expectations for permanently slower growth and more burdensome regulations are changing labor market and social conditions.