Author: McEachern, William A.
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Details: Product Description This book is distinguished by a superior writing style that draws upon common experiences to introduce economic concepts, making economic theory easily accessible, interesting, and understandable. Case Studies and numerous examples take advantage of the learners intuitive knowledge of economics, building upon real-life situations. A fully integrated Internet strategy sets this book apart by including relevant Web addresses. These Internet materials complement the real-world focus of this book, encouraging individuals to explore and apply extensions of the chapter material to real economic events and data. Also available in macro and micro paperback splits. About the Author William A. McEachern began teaching large sections of economic principles when he joined the University of Connecticut in 1973. In 1980, he started offering teaching workshops around the country. In 2000, the University of Connecticut Alumni Association conferred on him its Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.
He has published books and monographs in public finance, public policy, and industrial organization. His research has also appeared in a variety of journals, including Economic Inquiry, National Tax Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics, Kyklos, and Public Choice. He is Founding Editor of The Teaching Economist, a newsletter that focuses on teaching economics at the college level, and is Founding Editor of The Connecticut Economy: A University of Connecticut Quarterly Review.
Professor McEachern has advised federal, state, and local governments on policy matters and directed a bipartisan commission examining Connecticut's finances. He has been quoted in media such as the New York Times, London Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and Reader's Digest.
He was born in Portsmouth, N.H., earned an undergraduate degree with honors from Holy Cross College, spent three years in the army, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.
Release Date: 01-11-1999
Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches
Languages: English, Spanish