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4% Growth in the News

August 21, 2012 1 minute Read by Matthew Denhart

The 4% concept has made it into the general discussion, we're glad to report. In a print interview with Fortune, presidential candidate Mitt Romney points out the importance of strong economic growth, citing 4% annual growth as a goal. Read the entire interview here. Also, check out the video below (starting around the 14:35 mark), where Paul Ryan, speaking in Florida, says:

"The Romney-Ryan Plan for a stronger middle class is designed to get this economy growing again. 12 million jobs; grow the economy at 4%, this would create 713,000 jobs right in Florida alone."


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Matthew Denhart
Matthew Denhart

Matthew Denhart is an expert on immigration policy and is the author of the Bush Institute’s America's Advantage: A Handbook of Vital Immigration and Economic Growth Statistics, now in its third edition. He currently serves as executive director of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and is a founder of the Coolidge Scholars Program which provides full-ride merit scholarships to America's most promising college students. A summa cum laude graduate of Ohio University, Denhart has written and spoken widely on a variety of policy topics including the economics of higher education, labor, and taxes. He has contributed articles to numerous national publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, CNN Opinion, and Bloomberg View. 

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