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Camp Invites CMU Professor Taylor to Testify at Ways and Means Committee

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Washington, D.C., Jun 10, 2010 | Lauren Phillips or Sage Eastman ((202) 225-3561) | comments
U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee, invited Central Michigan University Professor of Economics Dr. Jason E. Taylor to testify in front of the committee on Thursday.

Taylor testified about possible policy responses to long-term unemployment at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support.

To read his testimony, click here.

Brief Biography of Dr. Jason E. Taylor:

Taylor is Professor of Economics at Central Michigan University and President of the Economic and Business Historical Society (2010-2011). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 1998 and was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia between 1998 and 2003.

In addition to winning multiple university-wide teaching awards, Dr. Taylor is an authority on 20th century American economic history, particularly the Great Depression and World War II, and how these historical episodes relate to cartel, labor, and public choice theory. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed scholarly. Journals in which his work have appeared include: The Journal of Law and Economics, Public Choice, Economica, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics, and Explorations in Economic History.
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