A New Case of the Economic Jitters

May 31, 2012

With looming debate over the  federal debt and deficits, a recent government report warns the U.S. could fall over a “fiscal cliff", and quite possibly slip back into recession.  On top of that, job growth has been uninspiring and across the pond, European economies remain shaky.  We’ll look at these new fiscal rumblings…and how we may feel them in New Hampshire.


  • Dennis Delay - An economist at the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy and the New Hampshire State Forecast Manager for the New England Economic Partnership, a non-profit association of economists that monitor and forecast regional economic trends. 
  • Matthew Slaughter - Associate Dean for the MBA Program and Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is also a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisors. From 2005 to 2007, he served as a member on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President.