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The Morning Economic Report

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Anirban Basu, Chairman Chief Executive Officer of Sage Policy Group (SPG), is one of the Mid-Atlantic region's leading economic consultants.  Prior to founding SPG he was Chairman and CEO of Optimal Solutions Group, a company he co-founded and which continues to operate. Anirban has also served as Director of Applied Economics and Senior Economist for RESI, where he used his extensive knowledge of the Mid-Atlantic region to support numerous clients in their strategic decision-making processes.  Clients have included the Maryland Department of Transportation, St. Paul Companies, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Players Committee and the Martin O'Malley mayoral campaign.

He is the author of numerous regional publications including the Mid-Atlantic Economic Quarterly and Outlook Maryland. Anirban completed his graduate work in mathematical economics at the University of Maryland.  He earned a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University in 1992.  His Bachelors in Foreign Service is from Georgetown University and was earned in 1990.

Also for the week of February 2, American fertility rates. 

For the week of January 26, Anirban covers car sales, the U.S. trade deficit and the U.S. debt burden. 

Also for the week of January 19: the state of retailers and cooperation among U.S. and global cities. 

For the week of January 12, Anirban reports on the lengths of the American commute, employer benefits and the rise and fall of the economy. 

Anirban on wealth disparities and global economies.

Anirban recaps the year in economic news.

Anirban discusses job growth and immigrant entrepreneurship. 

Understanding cryptocurrency, younger Americans' support of capitalism, residential mobility, and more.  

This week: Holidays shopping, unemployment rates, global aptitude tests, and more. 

This week: Fitbits, vehicle sales, Harvard's endowment, and more. 

Click on the image for the MER's for the week of November 20.

Click on the image for the MER's for the week of November 13. 

Click on the image for the MER's for the week of November 6.

Click on the image for the MER's for the week of October 30.

Click on the image for the MER's for the week of October 23.

Click on the image for the MER's the week of October 16. 

Click on the image for the MER's the week of October 9. 

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Click on the image for The Morning Economic Reports for the week of September 25.

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Click on the image for The Morning Economic Reports for the week of September 18.

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Click on the image for The MERs for the week of September 11.

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Click on the image for The MERs for the week of September 4.

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Starting with this week's episode, The Morning Economic Report will be presented in one podcast. 

Click on the image for The MERs for the week of August 28.

Click on the image for The Morning Economic Reports for the week of August 21.

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Click on the image for the reports from the week of August 7.

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Click on the image for the MERs for the week of July 31.

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Click on the image for the MERs for the week of July 24. 

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Click on the image for the Morning Economic Reports from the week of July 17.

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Click on the image for the Morning Economic Reports from the week of July 10.

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