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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My Thoughts On The Steel Tariff And Prospects For A Trade War
What this is is a message to the Chinese and to our allies: things have to change.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of Feb. 5 And Feb.12
Here are my forecasts for the weeks of February 5 and 12 including such important releases as JOLTS- Decmber, Consumer Price Index and Business Inventories.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of Jan. 22 And Jan. 29
It's a very busy two weeks ahead of important data releases.Here are my forecasts for the upcoming economic data.
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Stronger Growth, Productivity Are About To Take Off
The Trump economy is off to a strong start. Since the spring, growth in gross domestic product has averaged about 3% - much stronger than either during the Bush or Obama presidencies.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of Jan. 15 And Jan. 22
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important releases as NAHB Index - January, Richmond Fed Index and Existing Home Sales - December.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of Jan. 8 And Jan. 15
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important releases as JOLTS for November, Core CPI and Retail 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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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.

Work Experience

Economist and Professor of Business
University of Maryland
1996 - Present (22 years 8 months)
Director of Economics
U.S. Internaitonal Trade Commission
1993 - 1995 (2 years 5 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