Meet our Econ MVP for the week, Dr. Thomas Sowell! He’s the Rose & Milton Friedman Senior Fellow at The Hoover Institution at Stanford University, boasting over 55 years of experience as an economist. Dr. Sowell’s national syndicated newspaper column and his book, “Basic Economics,” have made him a household name. This book simplifies complex economic concepts, serving as a citizen’s guide to economics, devoid of jargon and graphs. His famous quote, “But life does not ask us what we want. It presents us with options. Economics is one of the ways of trying to make the most of those options,” resonates with many.

Dr. Sowell’s literary contributions have been invaluable, making economics accessible to all.