The Annual Economists Roundtable: How We Get Out Of This

Published in Forward Magazine

POLITICS CAN ALWAYS BE BLAMED for for an economy on hold. Certainly they’re the target now, as economic indicators over the past few months have barely budged in either direction. It’s true, not much will happen until the election is decided on Nov. 6. Yet while the parties bicker over the details this fall, there’s one thing we can all agree on: The U.S. economy is a bit stuck in the mud, and needs help.  For the third year in a row, Margo Thorning, chief economist at the American Council for Capital Formation, gathered expert economists for Forward’s economic policy roundtable and asked them to talk about the future of the U.S. economy and some of the most critical issues affecting it. Significantly, from the Eurozone and tax reform to exports and alternative energy, these economists are more optimistic than you might think.


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