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Turning Hard Times into Good Times

Turning Hard Times into Good Times

Tuesday at 12 Noon Pacific

March 04th 2014:Depression, Recession or Brighter Days Ahead?

Mark Skousen and Gene Epstein return. Dr. Skousen is the speaker at the next NYC Junto meeting over which Gene presides. Dr. Skousen’s book “The Structure of Production” proposes an alternative to existing GDP accounting. Why is there a need for alternative national income accounting and what light might it shed on US economic performance? What difference does national income accounting makes in terms of policy and investment decisions? Does Mark agree with BLS inflation numbers or does he think they are understated, thus leading to an overstatement of GDP as economist John Williams insists?

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Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen, Ph. D., editor of Forecasts & Strategies, is a nationally known investment expert, economist, university professor and author of more than 25 books. In 2018, he was awarded the Triple Crown in Economics for his work in economic theory, history and education, and has been identified as one of the 20 most influential living economists (superscholar.org). He earned his Ph. D. in monetary economics at George Washington University in 1977. He has taught economics and finance at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Barnard College, Mercy College, Rollins College and Chapman University, where he is currently a Presidential Fellow. He also has been a consultant to IBM, Hutchi
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Gene Epstein

Gene Epstein, an economist of the Austrian School--and by political persuasion a libertarian--joined Barron’s in February 1992 as Commodities Editor. The following year, he became the weekly’s first Economics Editor and the first to write the column, “Economic Beat”-- his responsibility to this day. In October 2010, he also became the Barron's Book Review Editor. Before joining Barron’s, Epstein did a 13-year stint at the New York Stock Exchange, mainly as a senior economist. He has taught economics at the City University of New York and St. John’s University and holds an M.A. in the subject from the New School and a B.A. in history from Brandeis University. Epstein’s book, ECONOSPI
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1501/turning-hard-times-into-good-times 19/12/2018 12:00 19/12/2018 01:00 Turning Hard Times into Good Times https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1501/turning-hard-times-into-good-times Mark Skousen and Gene Epstein return. Dr. Skousen is the speaker at the next NYC Junto meeting over which Gene presides. Dr. Skousen’s book “The Structure of Production” proposes an alternative to existing GDP accounting. Why is there a need for alternative national income accounting and what light might it shed on US economic performance? What difference does national income accounting makes in terms of policy and investment decisions? Does Mark agree with BLS inflation numbers or does he think they are understated, thus leading to an overstatement of GDP as economist John Williams insists? Also, Gene will be asked to comment on a recent article he wrote for Barrons discussing minimum wages and why mandating them are destructive. To what extent does the left’s insistence on minimum wage increases dovetail with existing GDP accounting? Gold shares are starting 2014 very strongly so your host will comment on a few of his favorites that you should keep an eye on. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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