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Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership. Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked as an auditor and a tax consultant with Arthur Anderson, as Vice President of the Beechwood Company which is the family office associated with Federated Investors, and has consulted in various privatization efforts for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He founded the influential economic think tank, the Allegheny Institute, and has lectured extensively at universities, businesses and civic groups. Jerry has been a member of three investment committees, among which is Benchmark Financial, Pittsburgh’s largest financial services firm. Jerry had been a regular commentator on Fox Business News and Fox News. He was formerly a CNBC Contributor, has guest-hosted “The Kudlow Report”, and has written for CNBC.com, National Review Online, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as many other publications. He is the author of The Bush Boom and more recently The Free Market Capitalist’s Survival Guide, published by HarperCollins. Jerry is the President of Bowyer Research. Jerry consulted extensively with the Bush White House on matters pertaining to the recent economic crisis. He has been quoted in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, The International Herald Tribune and various local newspapers. He has been a contributing editor of National Review Online, The New York Sun and Townhall Magazine. Jerry has hosted daily radio and TV programs and was one of the founding members of WQED’s On-Q Friday Roundtable. He has guest-hosted the Bill Bennett radio program as well as radio programs in Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles. Jerry is the former host of WorldView, a nationally syndicated Sunday-morning political talk show created on the model of Meet The Press. On WorldView, Jerry interviewed distinguished guests including the Vice President, Treasury Secretary, HUD Secretary, former Secretary of Sate Condoleezza Rice, former Presidential Advisor Carl Rove, former Attorney General Edwin Meese and publisher Steve Forbes. Jerry has taught social ethics at Ottawa Theological Hall, public policy at Saint Vincent’s College, and guest lectured at Carnegie Mellon’s graduate Heinz School of Public Policy. In 1997 Jerry gave the commencement address at his alma mater, Robert Morris University. He was the youngest speaker in the history of the school, and the school received more requests for transcripts of Jerry’s speech than at any other time in its 120-year history. Jerry lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Susan, and the youngest three of their seven children.

Posts By Jerry Bowyer

January 14, 2014 |

Well-Rounded?

Forget the argument that an elite college education is necessary to make one well-rounded, because it is increasingly likely to make one block-headed, narrow, ignorant and proud of it. The notion that, even though college might not be worth the … Read More

January 13, 2014 |

Why Does the Economy Feel So Bad?

A large majority of Americans are convinced that the economy is performing quite poorly. But usually after a recession the economy recovers quite quickly, and the deeper the recession, the stronger the recovery. This time is different, because this time … Read More

January 13, 2014 |

More Sticks and Carrots Capitalism From Japan

This year capital gains rates doubled, but you can avoid that if you put the money into a special account which can only hold Japanese equities. The proper way to get people to buy stocks is to make them attractive … Read More

January 9, 2014 |

Dear President Obama: I’m Only My Brother’s Keeper If My Brother Is My Sheep

Since Obama chose to repeat his abuse of the Scriptural phrase ‘brother’s keeper’ in his Christmas remarks. I thought I’d re-post my detailed refutation of the idea that the Bible says that we are supposed to be our brothers’ keepers. … Read More

January 9, 2014 |

An Important New Book Which When Heeded Could Make a Difference

Ned Phelps’ new book is full of ideas which are both surprising and yet well supported by data and historical analysis. His respectful rebuttal of Schumpeter is worth the price of the book in and of itself. The distinction between … Read More

January 9, 2014 |

Ex-Central Planner Sees Error of Central Planning — Too Late

Good review of Alan Greenspan’s new book by international economist, Richard Rahn. It almost makes me want to read the book… almost. Main point is that after he has given up the levers of power, Greenspan has seen that central … Read More

January 2, 2014 |

Malaysia Cuts Spending, Gets Bond Rating Upgrade

The thing about being a small, emerging market country as opposed to a developed world welfare state, is that you can’t get away with fiscal bloat for long. Markets punish bad ideas quickly. That’s why Malaysia has been forced … Read More

December 31, 2013 |

Spain Chooses Short Term Pain

… Which is a lot smarter than long term insolvency. If you don’t have many children and those few children don’t have many children, then you simply cannot afford the most generous pension system in the world, because there’s nobody left … Read More

November 29, 2013 |

Ingratitude: The Destroyer of Nations

Civic gratitude is not only a virtue, but a nation’s most necessary virtue. History bears that out. Rome was the greatest empire in ancient history, therefore its fall was the greatest fall the world had ever seen. Why did … Read More

October 18, 2013 |

Debt Limit Fight, Back to First Principles

My friend Neil Cavuto of Fox News had me as a guest on his show recently to talk about the fight over the government ‘shutdown’. I decided that at times of crisis, it’s essential to go back to first principles, … Read More

October 16, 2013 |

Is There a Biblical Fed Policy?

My friend Crane Durham, host of the nationally syndicated radio show Nothing but Truth, surprised me with a question recently. “Is there a Biblical approach to Fed, that is monetary, policy?” Here’s how I answered:

Crane: “This may sound … Read More

October 14, 2013 |

The Most Important Character Trait You Need in a Fed Chairman

We now know that Obama has nominated Janet Yellen, Fed Vice Chair, to replace Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Fed. A recent radio discussion I had on American Family Radio about the recent decision of the Fed not … Read More

September 13, 2013 |

Cavuto and Bowyer on Syria and Markets

Earlier this week, my friend Neil Cavuto had me as a guest on his show, the aptly named Cavuto on Fox Business News.  At the time the US was still considering an airstrike against Syria. I’m grateful that I … Read More

September 10, 2013 |

Syria Strike and Stability: Why Global Markets Are Right to Be Concerned

Yes, there’s lots of domestic angles, from debt ceiling to the new Fed chairman. Yes, Obama would spend political capital in striking Syria which would leave him less able to resolve the debt ceiling issue legislatively. Yes, a Syria strike … Read More

September 9, 2013 |

Australian Election Pops the Green Bubble

As the media tries its best to deny the signals which have come through the channel of the Australian election, it will increasingly emphasize the degree to which the liberals were torn apart by personality differences. But ultimately the intra-party … Read More

August 27, 2013 |

NASDAQ and ADD: Shutdown Reveals Just How Short-Term We Think

Recently I was a guest on American Family Radio’s nationally syndicated show hosted by my friend, Crane Durham. Topic one was Friday afternoon’s temporary interruption in data streaming and the enormous amount of attention paid to it then, and since, … Read More

July 3, 2013 |

Denial (of Freedom) Is Just a River in Egypt

Two years ago the Arab Spring sprung in Egypt. Quasi-western young people tweeted and ed themselves into a revolution. Crowds gathered in Tahrir Square wearing tee-shirts with logos of hip Western companies like Google printed on them and carrying English … Read More

June 3, 2013 |

Is Religion An Essential Driver Of Economic Growth?

Peter Berger is perhaps the world’s most prominent living sociologist. He has written two dozen books including seminal texts in the development of the sociology of religion, the sociology of knowledge, and the sociology of modern development. He may be … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on Cavuto on Business, December, 2006

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on The Kudlow Report, December 10th, 2009

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on The Kudlow Report, July 1st, 2009

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on The Kudlow Report, November 11th, 2009

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer debating Ann Coulter on Kudlow & Company, March 6th, 2008

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer guest hosting The Kudlow Report, May 21st, 2009 (Part 1)

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked … Read More

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