Explorations in Economics & Favorite Ways to Explore Economics (High School)
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Explorations in Economics & Favorite Ways to Explore Economics (High School)

Alan Krueger , David A. Anderson (Centre College)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-4926-7; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-4926-9; Format: Quantity Pack
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Alan Krueger

Alan Krueger

Author

Alan B. Krueger is the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University.  He received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Cornell University and an A.M. degree and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.  Krueger currently serves as Chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and is a member of the President’s Cabinet.  He previously served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (2009-10), and as Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor (1994-95).  He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association (2005-07) and was Chief Economist for the Council for Economic Education (2003-09).  While at the Council for Economic Education, Alan helped to draft the Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics, serving as Co-Chair of the committee.  He was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and of the Econometric Society.  He was a columnist for the New York Times.  Among his many scholarly publications are What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism and Education Matters: A Selection of Essays on Education.  When not in Washington, D.C., Alan lives in Princeton, NJ, with his wife, Lisa, a high school math teacher.  They have two grown children. 


David A. Anderson

David A. Anderson

Author

David Anderson is the Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics at Centre College. He received his BA in economics from the University of Michigan and his MA and PhD in economics from Duke University. Anderson has been involved in the AP® Economics programs for more than two decades. For five years he led the grading of one or both of the AP® Economics exams, and he speaks regularly at AP® conferences and workshops. He has authored dozens of scholarly articles and 15 books, including Explorations in Economics, Survey of Economics, Cracking the AP® Economics Exam, Economics by Example, Favorite Ways to Learn Economics, and Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management . His research is primarily on economic education, environmental economics, law and economics, and labor economics. Anderson loves teaching introductory economics and has won awards for excellence and innovation in the classroom. His favorite hobby is running, and he competes in marathons and triathlons. He lives in Danville, Kentucky, with his wife and two children.


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