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If Anything, 4% Growth is a Mild Goal

April 17, 2012 1 minute Read by Matthew Denhart

Tuesday evening, April 10, Steve Forbes joined The John Batchelor Show to summarize the proceedings of the Bush Institute's conference, "Tax Policies for 4% Growth." John Batchelor asked Mr. Forbes whether 4% annual growth is possible, or if rather we must live with a "new normal" of 2% growth? Conveying the feeling of conference participants, Mr. Forbes declared: "If anything, 4% is a mild goal." Listen to the full radio segment here (segment begins at 30:10).


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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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