A dynamic, world-class economist who communicates his insights in a captivating and entertaining manner.
Dr. Barry Asmus is a Senior Economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis. Dr.Asmus has been named by USA Today as one of the five most requested speakers in the United States. Over the last twenty-five years, Dr. Asmus has spoken to thousands of companies and associations throughout the United States. He has testified before the House Ways and Means Committee regarding our income tax system and was a featured speaker in a privatizing Social Security conference for Western European leaders. On recent trips to Romania, Albania, China and Peru, Dr. Asmus has encouraged government leaders to pass free-market, low tax, protected property rights and free trade policies.
Dr. Asmus is the author of nine books. His book, Crossroads: The Great American Experiment was nominated for a H.L. Mencken Award. As a Professor of Economics, he was twice voted University Professor of the Year and was honored with the Freedom Foundation Award at Valley Forge for Private Enterprise Education. He co-anchored a syndicated radio called “Perspectives on the Economy.” Dr. Asmus is an effective advocate of free market economics.
America’s Economic Challenges and Opportunities
America is struggling to create significant economic growth. Will booming energy, cutting edge technology and world urbanization be enough to overcome the fiscal missteps in Washington, D.C.? How will our growing debt and unfunded liability programs effect the future of American growth? Dr. Asmus discusses the economic challenges and opportunities in the United States.
Energy Powers the Economy