Howard Baetjer

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Towson University

Dr. Baetjer is also a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute. His book, Free Our Markets, A Citizens’ Guide to Essential Economics, explains for the layperson why people flourish better, the freer the markets they live in.

Dr. Baetjer earned a BA in psychology from Princeton in 1974, an MLitt in English literature from the University of Edinburgh in 1980, an MA in political science from Boston College in 1984, and a PhD in economics from George Mason University in 1993. His dissertation was published as Software as Capital, an Economic Perspective on Software Engineering by IEEE Computer Society in 1998.

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