National University System Institute for Policy Research

EconoMeter: What surprised economists the most in 2011?
December 25, 2011 - Q: Did you have a major professional accomplishment in 2011? What surprised you most about the economy this year? Panel's answer: Yes 8, No 0 Continue reading »
EconoMeter: Do presidents matter in economy?
December 18, 2011 - Can any president, regardless of party, greatly change the course of the economy? Panel's answer: Yes 5 No 3 Continue reading »
EconoMeter: Will exports create more jobs?
December 11, 2011 - The question: With U.S. exports on a healthy growth curve, will San Diego share in the upswing and can we expect more jobs as a result? Continue reading »
EconoMeter: Holiday sales - a sign of good times?
December 4, 2011 - The question: Are the early positive signs of increased holiday spending signs for an upswing in the economy for 2012? Continue reading »
Solar flare-up: Is rate change fair?
December 4, 2011 - The California Public Utilities Commission will soon consider San Diego Gas & Electric's request to change the rules on how it pays homes, businesses and schools with solar panels for the excess energy they generate. County supervisors are expected to discuss the issue this week. PRO: Rate structure should be economically sustainable - Erik Bruvold, National University System Institute for Policy Research Continue reading »

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