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 And Forecasts For The Weeks Of June 12 And June 19
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including important data releases such as May's Consumer Price Index and initial unemployment claims.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of June 5 And June 12
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including important releases such as April factory orders, small business optimism index and may producer price index.
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Can Trump Get To 3 Percent Growth?
President Trump’s economic team paints a rosier picture about what his policies could accomplish than the economics profession is willing to endorse.
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China Challenge – Much More Than Trade At Stake
We will continue to have a large trade deficit. When it comes down to it, Donald Trump didn't stand up to China.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of May 29 And June 5
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data for such important data as consumer confidence, the ADP employment report and Q1 productivity.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of May 22 And May 29
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data with important releases such as the Chicago Fed National Activity Index and April home sales.
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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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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 9 months)
Director of Economics
U.S. Internaitonal Trade Commission
1993 - 1995 (2 years 6 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