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Will Auto Bailout and Uptick in Ohio Economy be a Boon to Obama's Re-election Chances?

October 2012

James Brock, Economics professor at the Farmer School, was quoted in the Washington Post, commenting on what role the improving Ohio economy might play in the November elections.

"Each side is selling a portrait," says James Brock, an economics professor at Miami University in Ohio. "For Obama, it's, ‘Look, things are getting better, stick with me.' For Romney, it's, ‘Things will be a lot better if you switch to me.' Where does the electorate go? Will they stick with what seems to be working or jump to something that might work better?"

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