I have always said (well, in my later life) that economics is a game. My simple-minded observation seems to be confirmed by some smart guys.
The mathematical equation for that sentence would be
smart professors + slight grasp of the obvious = correct assessment
In my worthless opinion, the only way to solve the world’s current economic dilemmas (there is more than one, you know) is to wipe the slate clean and start again. Unfortunately, that would require major revolutions, financial collapse, and a world war. Which I am not advocation or hoping will happen. We will just have to muddle through, with the rich becoming richer and the poor living in boxes under bridges.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.