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Med Jones (Meds Jonss - Meds Jons, Med Yones)

Med Jones is the president of International Institute of Management – A US based research and education organization. He specializes in investment, business and economic strategy best practices.

His work is widely quoted by industry media and academic researchers.

Jones is recognized as one of the few experts who predicted the US financial crisis. In his 2006 white paper, U.S. Economic Risks and Strategies, he warned about several socioeconomic risks in the decade of 2007 to 2017. The paper challenged the US President’s State of the Union Address, the Federal Reserve Chairman and the popular opinion of mainstream economists. He warned about the US financial crisis of 2008 caused by the housing bubble and the subprime mortgages, followed by socioeconomic challenges driven by rising national debt, the social security deficit, inflation and currency crises. His statements and predictions are followed by many investment advisors around the world.

Jones is also recognized for the introduction of the Gross National Happiness / Wellness Index - GNW / GNH Index framework in 2005. His seminal work helped the Happiness Economics go mainstream among western economists. Some of the most prominent policy recommendations and happiness indices that followed were built on the proposed GNH Index. To learn more, please visit Gross National Happiness / Wellness (GNW /GNH) Research Page

He provides strategy consulting and education to governments and the global Fortune 1000 companies.

Who Predicted the Financial Crisis | Economic Crisis | Debt Crisis | Currency Crisis Industry & Media Recognition:

"Top economists and investors alike failed to see it (financial crisis) coming...(George Soros.. Warren Buffett.. Ben Bernanke.. Alan Greenspan.. Paul Volcker..) But just when you think that such foresight is outside the reach of common man, some prognosticator emerges with a specific contrarian view and then with eerie accuracy hits the nail on the head. Take for instance, the small group of esteemed economists and financial managers that called the housing crisis.....Then there is Med Jones, the president of the International Institute of Management, a U.S.-based research and education organization. Although Jones is less known, he turned out to be the most accurate in predicting many of the downturn’s details." - The Smarter Investor, Steve Beck - US News & World Report - Money 
Med Jones, the American expert who predicted the financial crisis and for years warned about US uncontrolled public and consumer debt - The Financial Crisis in Historical Respective, Research Paper, Claus Norbjerg Sondergaard, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)
"..A prescient prediction...Yones said: It is true that the US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in 4th quarter of 2006, but the economic real growth is much less than advertised. Since 2001, economic growth has been largely fueled by rapid increases in asset prices (housing bubble) and expanding consumer debt rather than development projects, which results in non-sustainable and unhealthy (debt-driven) growth...Many Americans refinanced their homes during the real-estate boom to pay for living expenses. With the expected housing bubble bust (declining housing values), Americans could lose a significant part of their savings"-  Donald Rapp, PhD - Book: Bubbles, Booms and Busts - The Rise and Fall of Financial Markets - Publisher - Springer (USA)

"Noted financial wizard...accurately predicted the US economic crisis of 2008.. It was indeed one of the best analysis I have read about the global economy in my 23 years as journalist" - Srinivasan L, Chief Reporter, - Daily Tribune (Middle East)

"Every decade or so, a few geniuses are discovered. For years they work hard trying to solve incredibly complex problems, they labor in relative obscurity until they achieve great results. At first they are ignored, dismissed or ridiculed by their peers, later they are recognized for their exceptional abilities and achievements. These exceptional experts saw what most of the world failed to see". - Economic Predictions Research Project - Wall Street Economists - (USA)

Med Jones provided Best (Economic) Predictions" Money TV. Mihai Banita, (Romania, EU)

"A financial advisor...a market analyst with great knowledge of socio-economic matters.. he was among those who were able to predict the financial crisis that hit the United States three years ago" - Daniele Chicca, Journalist, Wall Street Italia (Italy, EU)

"Economic Prediction from Horse's Mouth" - Carol Carter, Award-winning Business Journalist,  Atlanta Business Chronicle /  (USA)

If there is a financial guru in the United States, it would have to be Med Yones, president of the International Institute of Management. He is one of the few experts who predicted the nation’s current economic downturn. In fact his economic predictions are generally considered to be the most accurate. What does he foresee in his crystal ball for 2010?  - Patricia C. Ress, Gazette Reporter (USA)

"Predicted the US economic crisis" - World Finance Magazine (UK)

"Insight into a financial crisis.. Investment adviser predicted the U.S. real estate collapse" Claire Compton, The Prague Post (Czech Republic, EU)

"Very useful insight into how we got into this mess in the first place..(he) waved a lot of red warning flags back in 2007 about the economic glide path we were on as a nation and as a global community. He was in the minority back then – now, however, Jones is mainstream....Information leads to knowledge and knowledge, as we all know, is power. So maybe some of Jones’ projections here be put to good use" ...Sean Kilcarr, Senior Editor, FO Magazine (USA)
"Investing in innovation industries is the only sustainable way out of the crisis, said Med Jones, one of the few experts who predicted the economic crisis - Jana Gavare - Daily Business Magazine (Latvia, EU)
The renowned economic expert who predicted the global financial crisis - Campden Media - Wealth Management (Switzerland)

Economic expert promises speedy global recovery'" Eugenia Vlasova, Journalist - Internovosti Russian News Agency (Russia)
GNH instead of GDP? ... Med Yones, president of International Institute of Management, moved the concept of the GNH to another level, treating it as a socioeconomic development metric. Maureen Morgan, Westfair Online

"European CEO learns about CEO best practices... A highly respected executive leadership coach” – European CEO Magazine  (UK)

"How to Evaluate a CEO?" - Korea CEO Magazine (Korea)

"Business leaders who have distinguished themselves not only in their profession...who have made the Las Vegas a better place to work and live. - Rob Langrell,  Editor. InBusiness Las Vegas Magazine (USA)

Independent thinker.. warned us about the crisis.. a solution to the crisis - Gary Anthony Ramsay - President, NY Association of Black Journalists -  (USA)

Who Predicted the Financial Crisis | Economic Crisis | Debt Crisis | Currency Crisis Research Specialization:  Strategy best practices in the fields of economics, investments and business operations - Think Tank Research
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