Mark Skousen

Chapman University in California

Mark Skousen is a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University in California. In 2018, he was award the Triple Crown in Economics for his work in theory, history and education (presented by Steve Forbes). He has taught economics, finance and business at Columbia Business School, Barnard, Mercy and Rollins colleges, and Chapman University. Since 1980, Skousen has been editor in chief of Forecasts & Strategies, a popular award-winning investment newsletter ( He was analyst for the CIA, a columnist to Forbes magazine, chairman of Investment U, and past president of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in New York. He is the editor of his own website,, and is the producer of FreedomFest, “the world’s largest gathering of free minds,” which meets every July in Las Vegas ( His economics works include The Structure of Production (NYU Press), The Making of Modern Economics (Routledge), andVienna & Chicago, Friends or Foes? (Capital Press). His investment books include Investing in One Lesson (Regnery), and The Maxims of Wall Street (Eagle Publishing). In honor of his work in economics, finance and management, Grantham University renamed its business school, “The Mark Skousen School of Business.” Based on his work The Structure of Production (NYU Press, 1990), the federal government now publishes Gross Output (GO) every quarter along with GDP.