Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Professor Peter Morici 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 ... more

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Economic Data Forecasts For The Weeks Of March 27 And April 3
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including the January Case/Shiller, initial unemployment claims and more important releases.
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Trump’s Jawboning Won’t Deliver Enough Jobs
President Trump does not have to deliver on all his campaign promises—even all the big ones—but he does have to rev up growth and create more jobs.
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When The Fed Raises Interest Rates; What It Really Means For Consumers And Borrowers
The Federal Reserve appears intent on raising interest rates at a quicker pace over the next two years. What does it mean for consumers and borrowers?
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Economic Data Forecasts For The Weeks Of March 20 And March 27
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including Dallas Fed manufacturing index, existing home sales and other important data.
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Economic Data Forecasts For The Weeks Of March 13 And March 20
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data, including February retail sales, Producer Price Index and more.
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Bull Market Has More Room To Run
The economy is expected to grow at 2.4 percent this year as compared to 1.9 in 2016, and corporate profits for the S&P 500, which encompasses about 80 percent of the U.S. equity market, are expected to rise significantly this year.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AIG American International Group Inc
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
BP BP p.l.c.
C Citigroup Inc.
GM General Motors Company
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
IYH iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Sector Index Fund
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
SPY SPDR S&P 500

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PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts
Decoding The Donald's Approach
The incoming president is pragmatic, not ideological.
Why A Fed Interest Rate Hike Would Help, Not Hurt Trump
The Federal Reserve would do Donald Trump and his supporters a favor by raising interest rates.
How Democrats Promote Poverty And Inequality
Hillary Clinton has made addressing inequality a central theme of her campaign, but the remedies she proposes are often worse than the disease.
​Americans Would Prosper Better With A Republican President
Unless a president presides over an absolute disaster—as did George W. Bush or Herbert Hoover—comparing one with another is tricky business. Too much depends on the domestic circumstances each inherits and conditions in the wider global economy.
Why America Is Not Safe From Islamic Terrorism
America cannot be safe from terrorism unless it roots out and destroys the Islamic State—at home and in the Middle East.
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Work Experience

Economist and Professor of Business
University of Maryland
1996 - Present (21 years 6 months)
Director of Economics
U.S. Internaitonal Trade Commission
1993 - 1995 (2 years 3 months)

Education

State University of New York at Albany
PhD
1970 / 1974
Economics

Publications

Currency Manipulation and Free Trade
Peter Morici
Peter Morici
12/01/2004
The Doha Round
Peter Morici
Nucor Corporation