Speaker: Mark Skousen
Date: Monday 1 November 2010
Time: 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Location: The Yalumba Room, The Phoenix, 14 Palace Street, Victoria, SW1E 5JA
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Known as the “maverick” of economics for his contrarian and optimistic views, his sometimes-outrageous statements and predictions, Mark Skousen is a college professor, prolific author and world-renowned speaker. He’s made his unique sense of market and investment trends known and respected in the financial world. With a Ph.D. in economics and a focus on the principles of free-market capitalism and “Austrian” economics, Mark Skousen has often gone contrary to the crowd in his investment choices and economic predictions — and has often been proved right.
His more unusual predictions include:
Mark Skousen has built a reputation for not only accurately identifying the right economic and political trends, but also the right investments for the times.
An almost idealistic proponent of liberty and political freedom, Mark Skousen is actively involved in some of the most prestigious free-market and liberty think tanks in the world. He frequently speaks and writes articles for organizations such as the Cato Institute, the Foundation for Economic Education, the Libertarian Party, the Council for National Policy and the Mt. Pelerin Society. You can read many of those articles or listen to some of his speeches. He is also the producer of FreedomFest, an annual conference held in Las Vegas (the country’s most libertarian city!) and billed as the world’s largest gathering of free minds on liberty. You can visit www.freedomfest.com for more information.