Economic Situation Report for December 2011

With 2012 just around the corner, it’s time to visit intensive care and check on the 2011 economy in Bruce Yandle's quarterly economic situation report.

In this quarterly economic situation report, Bruce Yandle discusses how the economy has changed since September 2011 and what we can expect for the beginning of next year. Some of the topics that he covers are:


  • Checking the economy's pulse rate
  • What about next year? Growth? Where's the beef?
  • People: The right stuff
  • Stimulus and where people work
  • What about oil?
  • The relationship between the U.S. economy of the European economic crisis