Professor Emeritus, 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 18 And 25
My predictions of upcoming data including Durable Goods and PMI.
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Economic Data Forecasts For The Weeks Of March 11 And March 18
Predictions for upcoming data, including CPI, PPI, and the Treasury Budget.
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Economic Data Forecasts For The Weeks Of March 4 And March 11
My predictions for upcoming data results, including Non-Farm Payrolls, CPI and PPI.
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Powell Goes Agnostic About Economics
Mainstream models can’t keep up with tectonic structural shifts in the economy.
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Economic Data Forecasts For The Weeks Of Feb. 25 And March 4
My expectations for upcoming economic data, including GDP and Non-Farm Payrolls.
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The Fight With China Is About Our National Security, Not Toasters
A tariff deal with China would let China dominate critical technologies of the future.
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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
The Folly Of Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax
Warren is most intriguing, because she tries to make the case for a wealth tax more in terms of correcting adverse forces within the capitalist system than as a means to finance, for example, Medicare for all or a Green New Deal.
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 (23 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