Articles by Marty Regalia

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist
Dr. Martin A. Regalia is senior vice president for economic and tax policy and chief economist at the United States Chamber of Commerce. In conjunction with Chamber members, he is responsible for developing Chamber policy on tax and economic issues.
Opinion

Back to Basics

Some positive factors at work in our economy should help accelerate growth toward the 3% range as we near year-end and look into 2014. Now, if we can just avoid shooting ourselves in the foot … again!

Opinion

The Fed Prepares For Change

How recent developments in the economy and in the labor market may affect, and be affected by, the Federal Reserve Bank's new course.

Here Today. Gone Tomorrow: The Truth about Failing Entitlements

Some in America persist in protesting all is well with America’s key entitlements. All is not well, not well at all.

Disappearing Act: Your Safety Net May be Going, Going, Gone

Some in America persist in protesting all is well with America’s key entitlements. All is not well, not well at all.

Five Steps to Save Social Security

Some in America persist in protesting all is well with America’s key entitlements. All is not well, not well at all.

Entitlement Reality Check: Can You Handle the Truth?

Some in America persist in protesting all is well with America’s key entitlements. All is not well, not well at all.

Opinion

ECON 101: Entitlement Reform: Design or Default

Some in America persist in protesting all is well with America’s key entitlements. All is not well, not well at all.

Opinion

The Markets and the Fed

Our read of the Fed’s position is that the economy is improving but at a very slow rate, and that the Fed will maintain its current policy of asset purchases at least through the end of this year.

Another Spring Passes

We appear to be in for a bumpy ride with a modest economic slowdown in the second quarter before seeing some gradual improvement toward year-end.

Opinion

Do We Need More Tax Revenue to Sustain Government Spending?

When families and employers fall on hard financial times, they must make tough decisions. It’s time for Washington to follow suit.