National University System Institute for Policy Research

Economic indicators to watch in 2017
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, December 30, 2016 - Question: What one economic indicator will you follow most closely in 2017? Continue reading »
Trump economy: Boring in San Diego?
SAN DIEGO READER, December 28, 2016 - Economic forecasters are befuddled. Will President Trump ignite destructive trade wars? Or will a crackdown on companies shipping jobs overseas jack up employment and stimulate the economy? Will his planned massive tax cuts thrust the economy forward or inflate the deficit so severely that interest rates soar? Will slashing regulation liberate business or generate greed and stupid decision-making that lead to another crash? Continue reading »
EconoMeter panelists' picks for biggest (econ) surprise of 2016
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, December 23, 2016 - Question: What was the biggest economic surprise of the year? Continue reading »
Change these federal rules and regs, say EconoMeter panelists
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, December 16, 2016 - Question: What one regulation would you like to see changed in your selected federal department or agency? Continue reading »
Should U.S. punish offshore outsourcing?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, December 11, 2016 - Question: Should the U.S. punish companies for moving jobs offshore? Continue reading »

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