The Eurozone Crisis is one of the most important issues in the world today. We have only to look at the June/July 2015 Greek crisis to see how big an impact the EU crisis can have on U.S. stock markets and stock traders accounts. It is extremely important that stock traders understand the economics and issues behind the Eurozone Crisis.
Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University and also Director of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1987. His book The Great Stagnation: How America Ate the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better was a New York Times best-seller. In a recent poll by The Economist he was named one of the most influential economists of the last decade, and in 2011 Bloomberg BusinessWeek dubbed him “America’s Hottest Economist.” Foreign Policy magazine named him as one of its “Top 100 Global Thinkers” of 2011.
Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is the co-author with Tyler Cowen of Modern Principles of Economics, a leading principles of economics textbook.