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Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index declined again in January to 95, 0.9 below the December Index, and three points below the 47-year average of 98. » More
Jim Blasingame
Since 1997, U.S. GDP has quadrupled while CO2 emissions have risen less than 2%. In an intellectually honest world, we’d be able to have a productive climate debate that recognizes and builds on th... » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index declined 5.5 points in December, falling below the average Index value since 1973 of 98. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index declined 2.6 points in November, but still remains well above the 47-year historical average reading. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reviews his 2020 predictions and reconciles them with what happened, including Main Street optimism and the economy. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports a historically-high reading again for October, with solid momentum going into the 4th quarter. » More
Jim Blasingame
As noted in Part I, prior to every presidential election since 2000, Jim has compared the two major-party presidential candidates based on their performance and promises regarding top small busines... » More
Jim Blasingame
Prior to every presidential race since 2000, Jim Blasingame has compared the policies and performance of the two major party presidential candidates based on what keeps small business owners up at ... » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index increased 1.4 points in August to 100.2, a reading slightly above the historical 46-year average. » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index increased 1.8 points in July, as small business owners owners continue to temper their expectations of future economic con... » More