About the Author
Mark Skousen is a professional economist, investment expert, university professor, and author of over twenty-five books. He has taught economics at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and Rollins College. Currently, he holds the Benjamin Franklin Chair of Management at Grantham University. In honor of his work in economics, finance, and management, Grantham University renamed its business school, “The Mark Skousen School of Business.” Since 1980, Skousen has been Editor in Chief of Forecasts & Strategies, a popular award-winning investment newsletter (www.markskousen.com). He is also Editor of The Worldly Philosophers Club, a weekly e-letter (www.worldlyphilosophers.com). Skousen is a former analyst for the CIA, a columnist for Forbes magazine, and past president of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in New York. He earned his PhD in economics from George Washington University.