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Peter Morici

Peter Morici

Peter Morici is an economist and business professor at the University of Maryland, and a national columnist. He can be reached at

Articles by Peter Morici

Cashless Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Why America should go cashless

Most folks purchasing a Curry Chickpea Bowl at Sweetgreen or a Nora Roberts novel at an Amazon brick-and-mortar store reflexively pay with a credit or debit card or an app -- they might be surprised if they try a 20-dollar bill. Published March 14, 2019

Economy Boost Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Trump should call out Congress to boost the economy

President Trump's economy has been good so far, but to sustain the momentum and raise his re-election prospects he should champion policies that many Republican or Democratic members of Congress don't like, are inclined to obstruct but could be persuaded to accept. Published March 11, 2019