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MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gwartney/Stroup/Sobel/Macpherson's Economics: Private and Public Choice, 15th Edition

  • James D. Gwartney Florida State University
  • ISBN-10: 1285782119  |  ISBN-13: 9781285782119
  • Prior Releases: 2013
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $126.00
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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285782151 | ISBN-13: 9781285782157

    List Price = $126.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

James D. Gwartney

James D. Gwartney holds the Gus A. Stavros Eminent Scholar Chair at Florida State University, where he directs the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education. His writings have been widely published in both professional journals and popular media. He is a co-author of COMMON SENSE ECONOMICS: WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WEALTH AND PROSPERITY (St. Martin’s Press, 2016), a primer on economics and personal finance. Dr. Gwartney’s current research focuses on the measurement and determination of factors that influence cross-country differences in income levels and growth rates. In this regard he is the co-author (with Robert Lawson and Joshua Hall) of the annual report, Economic Freedom of the World, which provides information on the institutions and policies of 157 countries. This data set, published by a worldwide network of institutes in 80 countries, is widely used by scholars investigating topics ranging from economic growth to peaceful relations among nations. Dr. Gwartney served as Chief Economist of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress during 1999-2000. In 2004, he was the recipient of the Adam Smith Award of the Association of Private Enterprise Education for his contribution to the advancement of free market ideals. He is a past President of the Southern Economic Association and the Association for Private Enterprise Education. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington.