Please join us as Dr. Daniel Smith talks to us about an overview and analysis of the most recent data on the economic condition of the United States, including economic growth, employment, and inflation as well as the projections of professional forecasters.
Daniel J. Smith is the Director of the Political Economy Research Institute and Professor of Economics at the Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University. Dan also is an Adjunct Professor at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He co-authored Money and the Rule of Law: Generality and Predictability in Monetary Institutions (Cambridge University Press), written with Peter J. Boettke and Alexander W. Salter, and The Political Economy of Public Pensions (Cambridge University Press - Elements Series in Austrian Economics), written with Eileen Norcross. Dan's research, primarily on monetary institutions, public pensions, term limits, and regulation, has been published in many scholarly journals, including Public Choice, Constitutional Political Economy, and Economics of Governance. Smith has published over one-hundred popular publications in national and regional outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, The Hill, and the Tennessean, and has been interviewed on radio and television stations across the nation. Daniel received his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University and a B.B.A. in economics and finance from Northwood University.