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Kauffman Economic Outlook: A Quarterly Survey of Leading Economics Bloggers, First Quarter 2012
Tim Kane, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Economics bloggers have a negative but slightly improving outlook on the U.S. economy for the first quarter of 2012, with 14 percent who believe overall conditions are “strong and growing” and “strong with uncertain growth.” A total of 86 percent still believe the economy is “mixed” or “facing recession.” Although the panel is largely non-partisan, it remains that an almost two-thirds majority of top economics bloggers believes the government is too involved in the economy. Read More
TARIFFIED: Trade Talk with Matthew Rooney
This week, trade relations between the U.S. and India are continuing to escalate. Earlier this month, the U.S. stopped granting India special trade privileges by taking away the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, and India has responded by enforcing more tariffs of its own. The George W. Bush-SMU Economic Growth Initiative Director Matthew Rooney breaks down the trade conflict: For more information on trade groups and the global economy, visit www.bushcenter.org/scorecard.
How Trade Spreads Holiday Cheer
It is projected that the average American household will spend more than $1,000 during the holidays this year.
Deporting Salvadorans May Lead to Economic Decline
We should think carefully about a policy whose major impacts are likely to be reductions in employment and economic activity here at home, and increased instability and lawlessness along our borders.
Bush Institute's Laura Collins Talks Immigration on Good Morning Texas
Last week, Deputy Director of Economic Growth at the George. W. Bush Institute Laura Collins spoke with Good Morning Texas about immigration myths. During the interview, Collins had the opportunity to set the record straight and address common misconceptions about legal immigrants living in America today. The segment was inspired from facts released earlier this fall by the Bush Institute in the third edition of America's Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth. Watch the full Good Morning Texas interview here.