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Thomas R. Ireland

Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Missouri-Saint Louis

Thomas R. Ireland received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1968 and taught at Loyola University, Purdue University-Calumet, Illinois State University and the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, before coming to UM-St. Louis in 1972. Professor Ireland's areas of interest are public choice, public finance, law and economics, economics of organization and forensic economics.

He is the author of twelve books and more than 100 articles. His publications include, "Recent Legal Decisions Regarding Hedonic Damages: An Update" in the Journal of Forensic Economics, 2000, 13(2):189-204, and "Historical Net Discount Rates – An Update Through 2005,” The Earnings Analyst, 2006, Vol. VIII: 49-67. His most recent book isAssessing Damages in Injuries and Deaths of Minor Children (with John D. Ward), January 2002.

He a Professor Emeritus of Economics and the director of the Graduate Certificate Program in Forensic Economics at the University of Missouri in St. Louis. He is a former president of the American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts and the American Rehabilitation Economics Association, a former vice president of the National Association of Forensic Economics and currently the Associate Editor of The Earnings Analyst.