March 7

Andy Busch 2016 Presidential Election speech video highlights

In this video highlight reel, Andy Busch delivers his “2016 Presidential Election: what it means for business, jobs and lives” keynote to the Texas Hill Country MPI. He covers the top 5 US presidential candidates tax and economic plans: Trump, Cruz, Rubio, Sanders and Clinton.


I'm Andy Busch

If things feel crazy in the world today, that's because they are. We are seeing huge shifts in risk and reward, leading to a lot of economic uncertainty and confusion about where we go from here.

As an economic futurist, I do things a bit differently than your typical economist — going beyond analyzing how today's financial policies impact economic growth, to focus on the super-charged trends driving much of today's global chaos and change.

  • Net interest on federal debt! That was exciting. I have to admit I stood up at my workstation and did the little icebreaker which was fun. But all joking aside, one of the main messages of the video was growth. Increased employment will increase the amount of taxes collected which should help create a budget surplus. This surplus can help pay down the national debt. Additionally, this can help lower the debt-GDP ratio which at the current time is about 1.04 to 1.

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