Kauffman Foundation News (2/17/11): Kauffman Releases First Quarterly Economic Outlook

Leading Economics Bloggers Believe Tax Cuts Extension May Stimulate Job Growth, But Not This Year

Kauffman Foundation’s first quarterly survey of 2011 also finds¬†bipartisan support for health benefits to be treated as taxable income

The nation’s top economics bloggers see a bit of hope on the horizon in 2011, according to a new Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation survey released today. Although 77 percent continue to describe the economy’s overall condition as “mixed,” “facing recession,” or “in recession,” 23 percent now believe the economy is “strong and growing” or “strong with uncertain growth” — an increase from last quarter.

Read more about what the nation’s leading economics bloggers have to say about the economy in the first Kauffman Economic Outlook: A Quarterly Survey of Leading Economics Bloggers of 2011 here…>> http://www.kauffman.org/newsroom/leading-economics-bloggers-believe-tax-cuts-extension-may-stimulate-job-growth-but-not-this-year.aspx?utm_source=Alerts&utm_medium=Opticast&utm_campaign=q1=bloggers