You need to understand something. Though i do not know his exact course load at Wharton, you may be sure that he became very conversant with monetary policy and its nuances. you may also be sure that as an active developer, he remained awake to those issues as they do impact his business directly.
That actually makes him likely the most conversant in economics and monetary theory of any such potential president since Reagan who actually held a degree in economics and sociology. Recall that college happens to be the one time in your life that do your learning in a disciplined and structured manner and this skill is normally maintained to a significant degree.
It was an economically confident Reagan who adopted the methodology implied by the Laffer curve and then proved he knew what he was doing. This triggered a growth generation brought to an end by the repeal of the fiscal governors by Clinton as he left office in 1999 and the added burden of the unending Iraq adventure.