Scott Sumner Blog, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Economist, and Net Worth

Scott Sumner Bio | Wiki

Scott Sumner ( Full Name: Scott B. Sumner) is a popular American economist currently working as the Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, as well as a professor at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Scott’s economics blog, The Money Illusion, popularized the idea of nominal GDP targeting, which says that the Federal Reserve and other central banks should target nominal GDP, real GDP growth as well as the rate of inflation, to better “induce the correct level of business investment”. In 2015, Scott published The Midas Paradox: A New Look at the Great Depression and Economic Instability. This book argued that the Depression was greatly extended by repeated gold market shocks and New Deal wage policies.

Scott Sumner Age

Scott was born in 1955 in the United States. He is 67 years old.

Scott Sumner Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Scott stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx 1.78 m).

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Scott Sumner Family

He was born and brought up in the United States to his parents. Scott holds an American nationality. Currently, Scott has not mentioned any details concerning either his parents or if he has siblings.

Scott Sumner Wife

Scott is married to his wife and he has not mentioned any details concerning her to the public. Currently, details concerning if Scott and his wife have children are currently under the radar.

Scott Sumner Education

In 1985, Scott received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Scott Sumner Blog | Money Illusion

Scott’s economics blog, The Money Illusion, popularized the idea of nominal GDP targeting, which says that the Federal Reserve and other central banks should target nominal GDP, real GDP growth as well as the rate of inflation, to better “induce the correct level of business investment”.

He is noted in Bentley’s economics department as a “technophobe,” Sumner, who bought his first cell phone in 2011, and apparently “triggered expressions of surprise and amusement when he informed his colleagues that he was starting a blog.

Scott Sumner Books

– The Money Illusion: Market Monetarism, the Great Recession, and the Future of Monetary Policy (2021)
– The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression (2015)
– Saplingplus for Economics Principles: A Business Perspective Twelve-month Access (2019)
– Loose-Leaf Version for Economic Principles: A Business Perspective (2018)
– Economics: For Business & Society (2018)
– Macroeconomics (2016)
– Microeconomics Principles: A Business Perspective (2018)

Scott Sumner Economist

A school of economics called market monetarism has coalesced around Scott’s views; The Daily Telegraph international business editor Ambrose Evans-Pritchard has referred to Sumner as the “eminence grise” of market monetarism. In 2012, the Chronicle of Higher Education referred to Scott as “among the most influential” economist bloggers, together with Greg Mankiw of Harvard University and Paul Krugman of Princeton. Foreign Policy ranked Scott jointly with Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke 15th on its list of 100 top global thinkers in 2012.

Scott Sumner Net Worth

Scott is a popular American economist currently working as the Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, as well as a professor at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Scott’s estimated net worth isĀ $2 million.

How Old Is Scott Sumner

Scott is a 67-year-old who was born in 1955 in the United States.

Who Is Scott Sumner

Scott is a popular American economist currently working as the Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, as well as a professor at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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