Date of Birth: 08/10/1930
Birthplace: St. Louis
Citizenship: United States
His characteristic style light of economic developments and the presentation of economic facts described as witty and polite, perfect for an observer of human nature.
Indeed, we can say that Goodman was a pioneer in that state financial documents so that the concept of business and language common to the financiers of Wall Street (Wall Street), were clear and ordinary investors.
George Waldo Jerome Goodman (George Jerome Waldo Goodman) was born August 10, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri (St. Louis, Missouri). He received a scholarship to study at Harvard University (Harvard University), and served as editor of `The Harvard Crimson`, the student newspaper, founded in 1873. Then, thanks to a Rhodes Scholarship (Rhodes Scholarship), Goodman continued his studies at the University of Oxford (University of Oxford), where he studied political economy.
Goodman`s first book, which has nothing to do with fiction, `game dengi` (The Money Game), published in 1968, became an instant bestseller and a year occupied the top spot in the list of the most successful books on economics. `Dengi` game, full of gentle humor and written in understandable language, even a layman, has changed the style of writing financial papers by their appearance. At Goodman left a lot on the economic theme, but the most famous of them - it `Superdengi: instructive story about investing and market puzyryah` (Supermoney),` dengi` Paper (Paper Money), `Powers of Mind` and` Roaring 80s `(The Roaring Eighties).
During his stay in Hollywood (Hollywood), he wrote several scripts, including, for the comedy `Sly dealers` (The Wheeler Dealers, 1963) with James Garner (James Garner) and Lee Remick (Lee Remick) starring adapted from his novel of the same name. Goodman was a member of the editorial board of `The New York Times`, served as editor of the magazine` Esquire` and was one of the founders of the `New York Magazine`, where he brought writers such as Tom Wolfe (Tom Wolfe), Jimmy Breslin (Jimmy Breslin) and Gloria Steinem (Gloria Steinem).
In 1984, Goodman came on TV as a presenter and chief editor of `World of Adam Smita` money (Adam Smith`s Money World). The program was on the US Public Broadcasting channel and has become one of the most respected programs in its field, having won eight nominations for the television award `Emmi` (Emmy Awards) and four cherished statuette and prize Press Club` Overseas Press Club`. Under the pseudonym of Adam Smith, George Goodman has also created a program `Adam Smith`s Money Game` (and became its leading), which was aired in more than forty countries and became the first American business shows, to broadcast on the Soviet Union (Soviet Union) .
Since 2000, Goodman year take a trip around the world, paying particular attention to countries and regions with fast-growing and emerging economies, such as China (China), Russia (Russia), Pacific (Pacific Rim), Latin America (Latin America) India (India) and Israel (Israel).
Goodman also conducted many interviews with political and economic leaders of the world - from Warren Buffett (Warren Buffett) to Mikhail Gorbachev (Mikhail Gorbachev).