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    Economics and Contemporary Issues (with InfoTrac College Edition 2-Semester and Economic Applications Printed Access Card)

    ISBN-10: 032482789X
    ISBN-13: 9780324827897
    Author(s): Ronald Moomaw, Kent W. Olson, Michael Applegate, William McLean
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    Edition: 8th
    Publisher: Cengage South-Western
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 480
    Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
    Weight: 1.936
    Language: English

    Ronald L. Moomaw is an Associate Professor of Economics at Oklahoma State University. He also serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Regional Science and Assistant Editor for Journal of Economics. In addition to this book, Dr. Moomaw has authored or co-authored many articles appearing in journals, such as Quarterly Journal of Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Urban Studies, Land Economics, Annals of Regional Science, and Review of Regional Studies. His current research interests include efficiency in secondary education, economic growth of states, and local unemployment differentials. Dr. Moomaw has served as principal investigator on projects funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Information Agency. He also served on the faculty of the University of British Columbia and University of Virginia, as Senior Research Associate for The Urban Institute, and as an economist at the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is currently on leave at the University of Bonn.

    Kent W. Olson is a Professor of Economics at Oklahoma State University. He has co-authored two textbooks and has written numerous articles that have appeared in Land Economics, National Tax Journal, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Business and Economics, and American Journal of Economics and Sociology. His research interests include Social Security reform, health care reform, federal budget issues and educational finance. Dr. Olson has served on the faculty of Occidental College, Arizona State University, Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis, and United States International University. He is a member of the Western Economic Association, Southwest Economic Association and is listed in Who's Who in American Men and Women of Science.

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