TITLE

Optimism to Ring in the New Year

AUTHOR(S)
Weil, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2011, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents predictions from economists regarding the economic condition in the U.S. Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, notes that the overall construction industry remains fragile. Economist Arthur Laffer, mentions that the economy in 2011 will collapse. According to other economist, the steadfast unemployment rate is another indicator that the disaster is closer.
ACCESSION #
58621114

 

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