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Meet the Author: Robert E. Wright

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Robert E. Wright, PhD, is the Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He has authored or coauthored eleven books and has written for Barron's, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Los Angeles Times, and other prominent publications.

Books by Robert E. Wright

The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

From Big Macs to “Zombie Banks,” the Indicators Smart Investors Watch to Beat the Market

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A wonderfully irreverent and endlessly entertaining guidewith more than 80,000 copies sold worldwide in multiple languagesabout the indicators most investors aren't following, but should be! In order to make the best possible investment decisions, savvy investors know that they must pay close attention to economic indicators. But while most are looking at conventional barometers like unemployment rates and housing statistics, the…  More »