About the Author
Martin Lowy has published six books and over 200 articles, mostly in fields related to economics, banking and law. The Education Solution is his first book in the education field. He had advice from numerous friends who are educators, but the research and conclusions are his alone.
Born in New York City to parents who were both family doctors, he was educated at Amherst College and Yale Law School. After law school, he spent a year at the London School of Economics working on a book on labor law with a Yale professor. He then spent twenty years practicing law in international law firms, mostly in the corporate field, with an emphasis on financial institution and securities regulation. That was followed by three years as a banker and by seven years as the founder and CEO of a company using new technologies to simulate various sports.
Martin Lowy’s other books include High Rollers: Inside the S&L Debacle, (published in 1991), the Practical Handbook for Bank Directors (published in 1995), Corporate Governance for Public Company Directors (published in 2003), and Debt Spiral: How Credit Failed Capitalism (published in 2009).
His license plate says “Support Education”.
He lives in Citrus County, Florida, but spent most his life in New York City.
He is married and has two adult children and three grandchildren.
He is a passionate amateur cook and a golfer whose game deteriorates with age
He played intercollegiate tennis and squash.