The Human Action Podcast

Home | Mises Library | Jeff Deist: The Broken State of Modern Economics

Jeff Deist: The Broken State of Modern Economics

  • Mises Weekends with Jeff Deist

Tags Education

09/30/2016Jeff DeistJohn O'Donnell, III

On Mises Weekends this week, Jeff joins our friend John O'Donnell at Power Trading Radio to dive deeper into the the broken state of modern economics. Along with touching on what is really being taught in American Econ programs today, Jeff and John discuss the college federal loan scam, and the unique role the Mises Institute plays in economic education.

Note: The views expressed on are not necessarily those of the Mises Institute.

Contact Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, and as an attorney for private equity clients. Contact: email; Twitter.

John O'Donnell, III

John O’Donnell is Chief Knowledge Officer of Online Trading Academy. As one of the first employees and pioneers in the education division, he helped transition the company from a floor based model to the largest global DMA franchisor trading/investing school currently operated today. Mr. O’Donnell is instrumental in Online Trading Academy’s extensive business development initiatives with strategic partners and industry leaders. As Chief Knowledge Officer, he delivers a combination of educational and corporate experience that has been instrumental in making Online Trading Academy one of the premier trading schools in the world. His extensive management and consulting experience has been a key ingredient in Online Trading Academy’s fast global growth and industry recognition and awards.

John is known for his focus and thoughts on issues such as historic boom/bust business cycles and the potential coming burst of the credit bubble in the "Globalization 3.0 Era." His background in both education and financial services gives him a unique ability to teach complex financial theories and trading skills to beginner investors and seasoned traders alike.

He has been a featured speaker at many major trader and investor expos in New York, London, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Toronto, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Miami, and Dallas. He has been featured in a variety of financial media such as CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business,, Equities Magazine and Traders Journal.

When commenting, please post a concise, civil, and informative comment. Full comment policy here
Shield icon view