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Barry Asmus

Economist and Educator
Country: USA

Keynote speaker Barry Asmus is an economist and educator. His knowledge and ideas have been in demand all across the world and as a result he has been voted one of the five most requested speakers in the United States by USA Today. He has written nine books and spent the past 25 years splitting his time as a professor Economics and a keynote speaker all over the world. He delivers talks focused on economic perspectives, the future and public policy.

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”Named one of the five most requested speakers in the United States by USA Today”

Dr. Barry Asmus is a Senior Economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis. USA Today has names Dr. Asmus as one of the five most requested speakers in the United States. Over the last several decades, Dr. Asmus has spoken to thousands of companies and associations throughout the United States and the rest of the world. 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 has written nine books. His book, Crossroads: The Great American Experiment was nominated for a H.L. Mencken Award. As a Professor of Economics, he has been voted University Professor of the Year twice 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 a passionate advocate of free market economics. He is a recognized thinker who delivers his ideas in an enthusiastic and energy filled presentation.

    Keynote by Speaker Barry Asmus 

    America’s Economic Future

    • What will the 21stcentury look like for America?
    • Is exceptionalism attainable or old school? Have we lost the fundamental characteristics that have defined America’s greatness?
    • Dr. Asmus describes the six critical factors that drive a growing economy and a successful nation.

    Keynote by Speaker Barry Asmus 

    International Economics

    • Dr. Asmus has 25 years experience with research organizations that monitor international economies.
    • Will the emerging countries drive towards urbanization and growth provide an opportunity for American expertise and trade?

    Keynote by Speaker Barry Asmus 

    Public Policy

    • Fiscal Policy: The central task of the Federal government is to focus on policy that sustains healthy economic growth. Harnessing the power of economic incentives and encouraging entrepreneurial talent should be their prime goal.
    • Energy: The Stone Age didn’t end for lack of stones and neither will the fossil fuel age end for lack of energy. What are the economic implications of America’s discovery of the four largest gas fields in the world? Can America become energy independent? Is energy the main key to growth?
    • Health Care: As unfavorable population demographics and skyrocketing health care costs hit every developed country, the stage is set for market driven solutions. Some of the best ideas have been proposed by the National Center for Policy Analysis.
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