According to Bill Dunkelberg, NFIB's chief economist, althoughsmall business optimism remains near record highs, a shortage of qualified workers is stunting hiring activity in this sector. » More
Chief Economist for the National Federation of Independent Business since 1971, Dr. Dunkelberg is a nationally known authority on small business, entrepreneurship, consumer behavior and consumer credit and government policy. He is a past president and a Fellow of the National Association of Business Economists [NABE]. Dr. Dunkelberg has served as a regional judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program for 10 years and as a member of the board of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index which shows small businesses continue to not want to borrow money, plus the impact of the Fed rate increase on Main Street.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index which shows sales, capital expenditures and hiring are up last month.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index is still well above the past eight years of readings, and the 44 year history.