Next year, I believe that the growth rate is going to be low -- 0.5 percent...now sits on the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisers. I don't know why, but he was not listed directly in the WSJ Real Time Economics blog's commentary of the members.
for the U.S., compared to the consensus view of [plus] 2 percent. I believe the
unemployment rate this year is going to go well above 10 percent and will be
well above 11 percent next year, so even if we are technically out of a
recession, we are going to feel like we are in a recession.