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Tax noisy vehicles? EconoMeter panelists reply
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, January 13, 2017 - Question: Should there be a noise tax, paid at the time of purchase, on cars and motorcycles that make excessive noise? Continue reading »
Trump Bump: How long will stocks keep rising?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, January 6, 2016 - Question: Will the Trump stock market rally continue in 2017? Continue reading »
Economic indicators to watch in 2017
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, December 30, 2016 - Question: What one economic indicator will you follow most closely in 2017? Continue reading »
Trump economy: Boring in San Diego?
SAN DIEGO READER, December 28, 2016 - Economic forecasters are befuddled. Will President Trump ignite destructive trade wars? Or will a crackdown on companies shipping jobs overseas jack up employment and stimulate the economy? Will his planned massive tax cuts thrust the economy forward or inflate the deficit so severely that interest rates soar? Will slashing regulation liberate business or generate greed and stupid decision-making that lead to another crash? Continue reading »
EconoMeter panelists' picks for biggest (econ) surprise of 2016
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, December 23, 2016 - Question: What was the biggest economic surprise of the year? Continue reading »

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