Briefly Noted

What Are Bloggers Thinking?

“Economic bloggers have a bleak outlook of the U.S. economy,” or so says the Kauffman Foundation in its inaugural quarterly survey. The organization asked many of the top 200 economics bloggers in mid-January for their views.

Many respondents (48%) believe that the U.S. economy is worse than the official government statistics show. (Only 6% thought the economy was performing better than statistics indicate.) Overall, economic conditions were described as “mixed” by the majority of bloggers (59%), though nearly a quarter (23%) said the U.S. was “facing recession.”

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