GDP grows at a 6.5% annual rate in the second quarter. That’s good, but…

Michael Busler
3 min readAug 1, 2021

If all of the unemployed workers who were called back to work actually went back to work, the growth number could have exceeded 8%.

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) first estimate of GDP growth, the economy grew 1.6% in the second quarter of this year. That means growth was 6.5% on an annual basis. This is slightly higher…

Michael Busler

Dr. Busler is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax.