Robert “Tino” Sonora

Dollar’s rise should help consumers

There’s a lot going on at home and in the world these days. But the rising value of the dollar sticks out for economists.

Yes, there’s news like U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s announcement that he is throwing his hat into the Republican presidential contest. Yes, there’s news of Benjamin Netenyahu’s election as...

Robert “Tino” Sonora is an assistant professor of economics and co-director of the Office of Economic Analysis and Business Research at Fort Lewis College. Reach him at

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