TITLE

What Soft Landing?

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article states that Dr. James F.Smith of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill has predicted a buoyant economy for the United States. Smith is quoted as saying the forecasts for real gross domestic product (GDP) were adjusted upward because of gains in productivity. The GDP growth is predicted to be above five percent this year. Smith also says that the annual productivity gain of 2.9 percent could lead to long-term sustainable economic growth. The higher percentage of high school graduates who go on to college also contributes to a strong economy, according to Smith.
ACCESSION #
11899300

 

Related Articles

  • What Soft Landing? Marshall, Jeffrey // Financial Executive;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p13 

    This article states that Dr. James F.Smith of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill has predicted a buoyant economy for the United States. Smith is quoted as saying the forecasts for real gross domestic product (GDP) were adjusted upward because of gains in productivity. The GDP growth...

  • Developed Economies Climb. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/18/2013, pB02 

    5 Japanese GDP rose 0.5% in Q3, its 3rd straight sequential gain, beating economists' expectations. But it rose less than in Q2 on softer demand from the U.S. and China. The eurozone expanded for a 2nd consecutive quarter, but at 0.1% still missed forecasts. Germany powered that overall number...

  • Mirror, Mirror, Who's the Best Forecaster of Them All? Bryan, Michael F.; Molloy, Linsey // Economic Commentary;3/15/2007, p1 

    The article examines economists' gross domestic product growth and inflation predictions since 1983 to see whether any have distinguished themselves as particularly good forecasters over time. According to the authors, there is little evidence that any forecaster consistently predicts better...

  • Former UCLA Economist Says National Economy Slipping Into Recession. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;11/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 47, p5 

    The article reports that economist Christopher Thornberg predicted at the annual convention of the California and Nevada Credit Union League that a recession in the national gross domestic product for at least two years is almost a certainty. Thornberg said that problems associated with a...

  • RECESSION CHATTER GETS LOUDER. Eavis, Peter; Demos, Telis // Fortune International (Europe);10/15/2007, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p11 

    This article discusses the conventional wisdom about whether the United States economy is on the brink of a recession. Paul Kasriel, director of economic research at Northern Trust is quoted as saying the economy is "close to stall speed." A recession is defined as two or more consecutive...

  • Start-up costs for independent Scotland could reach £2.5bn. Morris, Pamela // Fundweb;9/1/2014, p1 

    The article reports that the Centre for Business and Economic Research (CEBR) has forecasted that an amount of 2.5 billion dollars can be invested in the creation of a new currency of Scotland. Views of Sam Alderson, economist in the CEBR, on the requirement of new currency is presented. He...

  • Forecasters Lower GDP Expectations. Siegel, Gary // Bond Buyer;8/17/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34361, p1 

    Economists have mostly lowered their expectations for GDP growth, according to the Survey of Professional Forecasters, released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Friday, with the prediction for this year cut to 2.3% from 2.4% in their previous survey.

  • Bank economist predicts more tough times to come. Glasser, Laura // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/3/2009, Vol. 56 Issue 17, p19A 

    The article offers information on the forecast made by Gary Keith, economist at M&T Bank, on the economy in Long Island, New York. He anticipates that its gross domestic product will decline further in 2009, wherein it will contract by 3.2% by the end of the year. He believes that there will be...

  • Trend Growth Lower Through Medium Term.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: South East Europe Monitor;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p4 

    The article focuses on the 2009 forecast for the gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Romania. According to the revised figure, the country's real GDP has reached 6.2% y-o-y contraction in the 2009 first quarter. Economists predict that the trend growth of real GDP over the next few years will...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics