Jim Sawyer is a radio producer and commentator who holds a PhD in labor economics. He has managed human resource programs and served as a governor’s assistant for human resource policy in a politically conservative Western state. Jim is a professor emeritus from a Jesuit university (Seattle University), where he held an endowed chair focused on issues pertinent to public ethics. He has taught graduate courses in economics, finance and management directed at working professionals in public and nonprofit management. He held a joint appointment at a research institute in a French university and served as a Fulbright scholar in France and Portugal. Jim lives in Boulder, Colorado, and has published in the U.S., U.K., France and Belgium.