|President George W. Bush
||President George W. Bush provided an optimistic assessment of the U.S.
economy, outlining a budget that presumes growth for the year of 2.4 percent.
That is a third faster than the 1.8 percent growth rate projected by private
economists and underscores how Bush has turned increasingly upbeat about
the economy as he seeks to persuade Congress to pass a $1.6 trillion tax
cut over 10 years.
||April 10, 2001
|American economist Ruediger Dornbusch, a professor at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
||"We are now experiencing a wonderful soft-landing after five boom years.
By the summer, this cleansing storm will have passed."
||March 18, 2001
|Martin Baily, chairman of president Clinton's three-member
Council of Economic Advisers
||"We think the fundamentals are strong and we are not going into a recession."
economic report rejects recession fears
|January 13, 2001
|James K. Glassman, fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and
Kevin A. Hassett, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
||"Has the long-running bull market been a contemporary version of tulipmania?
In explaining their new theory of stock valuation, the authors argue that
in fact stock prices are much too low and are destined to rise dramatically
in the coming years."
(Atlantic Monthly Review)
|September 9, 1999