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Paul Oyer Is Schooled On Economic Theory Practiced In Small Businesses From His Book Roadside MBA

Here’s a riddle for you. What do you get when you put three economic academics in a car with a GPS system and a mission to interview small business owners?

You get a book—in this case, Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons For Entrepreneurs, Executive and Small Business Owners.

Co-author Paul Oyer and I explore some of these lessons to see if academics can apply economic theory to small business realities.

Dr. Sung Sohn Of CSUCI Provides His Forecast For Ventura’s Economy In The Second Half Of 2012

Dr. Song Won Sohn, the man The Wall Street Journal once named the most accurate economist in the United States, gives his forecast for Ventura County’s economy for the remainder of 2012.

Lloyd Dumas Discusses The Economics Of Military Spending From His Book The Peacekeeping Economy

Lloyd Dumas is a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. We examine his thesis of using economic relationships to build a more peaceful, prosperous and secure world from his latest book The Peacekeeping Economy.

Bill Conerly Gives Economic Analysis Of Today’s Top Business Headlines

Bill Conerly helps corporate executives and small business owners make more profitable decisions by interpreting economic data. We examine whether the economy is recovering or heading to a double dip recession and what to do about it.

Steve Liesman Doubts A Double-Dip Economy Following The End Of Quantitative Easing II

is the Senior Economics Reporter for CNBC. He reports on all economic indicators. We discuss whether the United States is heading into a double-dip recession after Quantitative Easing II has ended.

Jacob Appel Examines Humanitarian Aid From His Book More Than Good Intentions

Jacob Appel understands that nearly half of the world’s population—3 billion people—live on less than $2.50 per day. Most humanitarian aid spent to solve world poverty is wasted. He examines the possibilities of applying a different type of economics to solve world poverty. We discuss the findings in his book, More Than Good Intentions.

Michael Gearhardt Warns Us of The Financial Tsunami Headed Our Way

Michael Gearhardt is a businessman and financial expert. He’s here to warn us about the Financial Tsunami that personal and government debt is bringing our way.

Andrew Schiff Explains How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes

Andrew Schiff appeared on BRAINSTORMIN’ to talk about his latest book How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes. In it, he explains the growth of an economy using a parable of three men stuck on an island.

Bill Frank’s Guests

Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013

Guests For October 5, 2013

My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More

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