A. Gary Shilling is an economic consultant and investment advisor, as well as a long-time columnist for Forbes magazine. He is president of A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc., and publishes A. Gary Shilling’s INSIGHT, a monthly report of economic forecasts and investment strategy. Dr. Shilling is a member of The Nihon Keizai Shimbun Board of Economists, a columnist for The Christian Science Monitor, and on Investment Advisor magazine’s panel of investment strategists. He appears frequently on business shows on radio and television. Dr. Shilling graduated from Amherst College AB in physics, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and earned an MA and PhD in economics at Stanford University. His eighth and new, bestselling book, The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation, was published by John Wiley & Sons in late 2010.