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 his NFIB Index of small business optimism, which shows that while they’re investing in capital purchases, they’re apparently funding them with retained earnings, a sign of financial health.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his NFIB Index of small business optimism, that shows hiring is up, but finding qualified applicants is still a problem, plus the irrational relationship between our net worth and GDP.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his NFIB Index of small business optimism, which shows they’re still excited about the potential for how the economy can turn out.