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State of the Economy - December 2016

Friday, January 06, 2017

Figures released in December point towards a continued improvement in the US economy. There was real economic growth, an increase in personal income, a slight increase in unemployment with no alarm in inflation. More

Biggest Economic Stories of 2016

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Every year has its surprises, and 2016 was no exception. Globally there was a rejection of business as usual and a movement away from globalization. As in every year, new products caught our attention and new innovations provide promise for our future. Some developments force us to re-evaluate issues such as immigration, trade, and privacy. Here is our list of events related to economics. Please share the list with teachers and economics students who you believe may be interested in reading it. As always, we welcome your input. More

Is Gaining Control of Your Debts One of Your New Years Resolutions

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Happy New Year! I enjoy the New Year. It is a time to take stock in all my blessings, and reevaluate ways I can improve my life. Like many, every year I set goals for myself and make at least one New Year's resolution. Like almost everyone, more often than not, my resolutions are broken within a month. Many of us set resolutions More

An Economist's Corny Blessings

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

My daughter called me a nerdy economist after reviewing my blessings...but that's OK she also told me she loved me. We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Joyous Holiday Season. May you understand your opportunity cost before making an important decision. More

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