Igor Tomic is Professor of Economics at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University. He is Director of Global Business Research Symposium and past Editor of Review of Business. Dr. Tomic is the author of Managerial Economics: Tools and Concepts; Essentials of Monetary and Fiscal Economics (with C.L Jain); and has published articles in the areas of mergers, privatization, common currencies, and financial stability. Before teaching, he worked in several areas, including textiles, commodities trading, and energy. He can be reached at email@example.com.