Companies that have wanted to better connect with their clients have used economic newsletters written by Dr. Bill Conerly. Corporate boards of directors that want to ensure they are considering relevant economic information receive regular reports from Dr. Conerly.
He writes regularly at Forbes.com and is the author of two books: Businomics: From The Headlines To Your Bottom Line—How To Profit In Any Economic Cycle and The Flexible Stance: Thriving in a Boom Bust Economy. He is co-author of Thinking Economics, a multi-media high school economics curriculum used in 34 states.
Bill’s Forbes Articles
- The Yield Curve As Recession Predictor: Should We Worry Today? July 14, 2018The yield curve has proved to be a valuable indicator of future recessions. Some economists are getting nervous right now, as signals are flashing yellow—not quite red, but certainly not green. However, the yield curve is only indicative of a recession. It is neither definitive nor causal.
- States Prepare For The Next Recession: How Liberal States Act Conservatively July 12, 2018States are generally ill-prepared for recession. Revenues decline in recession and spending needs increase. Yet some states are in ready for a downturn. A worthwhile story is how my own very liberal state accumulated enough reserves to weather a recessionary storm.
- Business Planning With Austrian Economics: Statistics In Corporate Decision-Making July 7, 2018Austrian School economists distrust empirical economics, a skepticism that is partially warranted, partially unwarranted. The Austrian insights are helpful for business planning, even though I don’t endorse them wholeheartedly.