2/6/14: NEC w/Patrick Anderson, Anderson Economic Group

  • 06 Feb 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Chinatown Garden Restaurant 618 H St NW


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NEC Members' Meeting to follow this presentation at 1:30 p.m

Patrick Anderson

Principal and CEO

Anderson Economic Group

Policy Uncertainty and Persistent Unemployment,”

Mr. Anderson will discuss the findings of his paper about the hotly debated question of whether taxes, fines, and healthcare costs are weighing down the economy. He will present new research showing how the likelihood of increases in the tax and cost burdens of American businesses contributed significantly to the persistent unemployment in the US economy during the 2011-2013 time period. Anderson’s paper, “Policy Uncertainty and Persistent Unemployment,” applies a novel approach to show the effect of uncertainty about these costs on employment decisions. Anderson demonstrates that the rational response for many businesses, when confronted with the potential for hikes in income taxes, payroll taxes, and health insurance costs, is to delay hiring workers or to refuse to hire them altogether.  Anderson’s work on this issue won the 2013 Edmund Mennis award for best contributed paper to the journal Business Economics, and will be featured in the January 2014 edition.

Mr. Anderson has written over 100 published works, including the just-released Economics of Business Valuation from Stanford University Press. Two of his articles, “Pocketbook Issues and the Presidency” and “The Value of Private Businesses in the United States” have each been awarded for outstanding writing from the National Association of Business Economics. Anderson's views on the economy are often cited by national news media including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Public Radio, and Fox Business News.

Reservations are open through Wednesday, 2-5-14

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