"The power of markets has shaped my thinking and the world, and I'm delighted to be advising Consensus Point and helping enterprise find greater efficiencies and thus greater profits through the use of a powerful prediction markets platform."--Art Laffer
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2010
Transformative economist Arthur Laffer, inventor of the Laffer Curve, has joined the board of directors of Nashville-based Consensus Point, creators of the Foresight prediction markets and social predictive analytics platform.
"Dr. Laffer's insights have had a profound effect on fiscal and economic policy over the past decades," said Consensus Point CEO Linda Rebrovick. "And we're profoundly excited to have someone of his stature bring his wisdom to bear on this exciting technology and its related opportunities."
"I've been intrigued by the broad applications of prediction markets since I first became familiar with the concept," said Laffer. "The power of markets has shaped my thinking and the world, and I'm delighted to be able to advise Consensus Point and help enterprise find greater efficiencies and thus greater profits through the use of a powerful prediction markets platform."
About Arthur Laffer:
Dr. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an economic research firm that provides global investment research services to institutional asset managers, pension funds, financial institutions, and corporations. Previously, he was a founding member of the Congressional Policy Advisory Board (105th-107th Congresses), a member of President Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board (1981-1989), and was the first Chief Economist at the Office of Management and Budget (1970-1972).
Laffer currently sits on the board of directors or board of advisors of a number of companies, including Alpha Theory, Armor Concepts, Atrevida Partners, BAP Power, BridgeHealth Medical, Cubit, Dataium, Executive Trading Solutions, HealthEdge Partners, LifePics, and Pillar Data Systems.
About Consensus Point:
Consensus Point, a Nashville-based company, offers Foresight, a leading social predictive analytics solution providing forward-looking indicators to identify real-time emerging risks and trends in demand management, innovation management, and major initiatives.