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William A. McEachern

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

William A. McEachern is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut. His research in public finance, public policy, and industrial organization has appeared in monographs, including Managerial Control and Performance (D.C. Heath); in edited volumes, including Readings in Public Choice Economics (University of Michigan Press); and in journals, including Economic Inquiry, Journal of Industrial Economics, Public Choice, Kyklos, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and National Tax Journal. His principles of economics textbook Economics: A Contemporary Introduction from Thomson/South-Western recently appeared in a seventh edition. This textbook is also in a third Australian edition, in a high school edition, and in Spanish, Chinese, and Bahasa Indonesia editions. He is also Founding Editor of The Teaching Economist, a newsletter published since 1990 and available online at this link. His e-mail address is