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Peter Morici

Professor, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Peter Morici is a professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission.


  • Job Search

    Core private wage earners must be added to pay taxes for new positions mandated by new federally subsidized health benefits, financial sector regulations, and alternative energy technologies, or the federal deficit will fly into orbit; nevertheless, new tax-paying jobs are simply not materializing in sufficient numbers.

  • Morici: The Recovery Is Near Grinding to a Halt Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 10:44 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    Friday, the Labor Department reports jobs creation for September, and forecasters are predicting the U.S. economy neither added nor lost jobs. This indicates the economic recovery is near grinding to a halt.

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    Democrats are pulling up in the polls—though not doing well, they are doing less badly. Prospects for a Republican sweep seem less likely than two weeks ago, and the Republicans have only themselves to blame.