Dr. Robert Shapiro: How much credit does Donald Trump deserve on the economy?
What do you think?
Presidents deserve credit or blame when their policy changes directly affect the economy, usually by creating conditions that stimulate employment, growth, investment or consumer spending. Donald Trump’s tax and spending program approved by the GOP Congress in late 2017 have changed certain economic conditions, but not in ways that have enhanced prosperity for most Americans.
The answer is, not much.
Read the full analysis by Future Majority's senior policy advisor Dr. Robert Shapiro:
About Dr. Robert Shapiro:
Robert J. Shapiro, the chairman of Sonecon and Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs under Bill Clinton, brings deep knowledge and broad experience in economics and politics, based on decades of analytic work and advice to U.S. presidents, senators, representatives and governors, as well as foreign leaders and senior executives at Fortune 50 and Fortune 100 companies. Dr. Shapiro’s research and views and respected around the world, and his policy analyses and proposals have affected investment, taxation, regulation, trade and government spending in the United States, Europe and Japan.
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