Moody’s Analytics Predicts Slow Growth and High Unemployment

By: Monday August 15, 2011 4:25 pm

Moody’s Analytics’ Chief Economist Mark Zandi has downgraded his predictions about economic growth in the United States. From Moody’s Analytics: We are significantly lowering our expectations for near-term economic growth. Real GDP is now expected to expand at an annualized rate near 2% during the second half of 2011, and just over 3% next year. [...]

Moody’s Mark Zandi: GOP Cuts Would Cost 700,000 Jobs

By: Monday February 28, 2011 3:51 pm

The House Republicans’ proposed cuts are part of a war on jobs, and today, fresh on the heels of the analysis by Goldman Sachs, we have another independent economic analysis (PDF) to verify it. According to Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, the specific cuts pursued by the GOP would result in 700,000 fewer [...]

Obama’s Tax Deal Could Damage 2012 Re-Election Chances

By: Thursday December 9, 2010 12:03 pm

Using projections from Moody’s analyst Mark Zandi, Paul Krugman came to the conclusion that the Obama-McConnell tax deal could end up hurting President Obama’s 2012 re-election bid by reducing growth rates in the critical months leading up to the election. From Krugman: Look at the┬áZandi estimates: they show a boost to the economy in 2011, [...]

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