During Reagan there were two recessions. George H W Bush had a recession. No recession during Clinton's presidency. George W Bush officially had one in 2001 and then his admin admitted a second during 2008. http://morningsentinel.mainetoday.com/view/letters/4759320.html
During Bill Clinton's presidency, oil and petrol prices fell. The prices only started to rise during George Bush's presidency. The war and instability in Iraq caused tensions and an increase in fuel prices during Bush presidency.