John D. Mueller is the director of the Economics and Ethics Program of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, USA. He is also president of LBMC LLC, a firm specialising in economic and financial-market forecasting and economic policy analysis. From 1979 through 1988 he served as economist and speechwriter to then-Congressman Jack Kemp, helping draft key features of President Ronald Reagan's tax cuts of 1981 and the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Mueller's articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, the Weekly Standard, National Review, the Chesterton Review, and the Harvard Business Review.
"Both Washington and Wall Street sorely need Redeeming
Economics." --Larry Kudlow
"The scope of Mueller's intellectual ambition in this book is
truly astonishing, as is the scope of the research involved. . . .
People should invest the time needed to read, absorb, and promote
this important book." --Jennifer Roback Morse, PhD, in The
Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy
"Bold, interesting, and thought-provoking--a book that
could fundamentally reground the discipline of economics and
reorient the study of political economy." --William Kristol, the
"Mueller opens discussion on essential topics for people
of all faiths, political orientations, and worldviews and does so
in ways that probe the limits of rational choice and foster
interdisciplinary conversation." --Choice
"Mueller is that rarest of thinkers and writers: one who can make the 'dismal science' thoroughly engaging at a very human level--a man who knows his economics but never loses sight of people amidst a forest of data." --George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center