This summer has proved to be a turbulent time with troubled financial markets seeking to rebuild capital, rising and falling gas prices, presidential campaigns, and destructive hurricanes - but what will this mean for the American economy? In order…
Garett Jones is a senior scholar and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center and an associate professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in macroeconomics, monetary economics, and the microfoundations of economic growth.
Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Her primary research interests include the US economy, the federal budget, homeland security, taxation, tax competition, and financial privacy. Her popular weekly charts, published by the Mercatus Center, address economic issues ranging from lessons on creating sustainable economic growth to the implications of government tax and fiscal policies. She has testified numerous times in front of Congress on the effects of fiscal stimulus, debt and deficits, and regulation on the economy.
What do GDP reports really tell us? What does economic freedom have to do with job growth?
Examines GDP data and the implications for the years ahead;
Reviews economic indicators;
Looks at unemployment numbers across the fifty states; and
Discusses US manufacturing performance.
What do GDP reports really tell us? What does economic freedom have to do with job growth? For answers to these questions and more, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University invites you to join us for an exploration of the economic situation as Dr. Bruce Yandle presents his quarterly economic commentary.