Press Release: Now More Than 500 Economists Back Romney Economic Plan

August 20, 2012 by econsforromney

For Immediate Release                                       Contact: James Carter 
August 20, 2012                                  

Now More Than 500 Economists Back Romney Economic Plan

Washington, D.C.:  Economists for Romney (E4R) announced today that 526 economists have now signed its statement in support of Governor Romney’s economic plan.

The statement gained additional support from economists across the country, including those at Florida State, Carnegie Mellon, Michigan State University, Colorado State University, Marquette University, Wake Forest University, and the University of Dayton.  It also gained support from several former Federal Reserve presidents and governors.

Today’s announcement comes less than a week after E4R announced that more than 400 economists signed the statement.

The statement and its signatories are available at The statement begins, “We enthusiastically endorse Governor Mitt Romney’s economic plan to create jobs and restore economic growth while returning America to its tradition of economic freedom.”

The Economists for Romney statement concludes, “In sum, Governor Romney’s economic plan is far superior for creating economic growth and jobs than the actions and interventions President Obama has taken or plans to take in the future. This November, voters will make a fundamental choice between differing visions of America’s economic future.”

Economists for Romney enjoys wide support. Many of the economists signing the statement have received the profession’s highest honors for their academic work. All have championed economic freedom during their illustrious careers, with some advising U.S. administrations for nearly a half-century.Economists for Romney is an independent, voluntary association of economists who support Governor Romney’s economic plan for America. Economists for Romney is not an official arm of the 2012 Mitt Romney campaign, nor does it accept dues, fees, donations, or contributions.

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