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Clifford Thies

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Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Professor of Economics and Finance at Shenandoah University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston College.

Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Professor of Economics and Finance at Shenandoah University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston College.

Professor Thies is a contributor to six books and author or coauthor of more than six dozen articles in such scholarly journals as The Independent Review; Eastern Economic Journal; Explorations in Economic History, Southern Economic Journal; Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting; Journal of Economic History; Review of Austrian Economics; Journal of Economics and Business; Financial Review; Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics; Small Business Economics; and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Recent Articles and Publications

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February 9, 2018
By Clifford Thies
The fact-checkers checked, and found that this was a "fact" cited by Donald Trump that wasn't an exaggeration or outright false.
December 4, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, Robert Genetski, Howard L. Simons, Bette Grande, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Barry P. Keating, Russ McCullough
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway
November 2, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., S.T. Karnick, Jesse Hathaway, John Nothdurft, Robert Genetski, Christopher Garbacz, Clifford Thies, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Joe Cobb, Russ McCullough
"Time is running out for Congress in 2017, and Americans can’t afford to wait another day for relief from government’s ever-expanding intrusion on our lives and wallets" - Jesse Hathaway
October 9, 2017
By Clifford Thies
Three separate elections occurred within a month. Here at the outcomes.

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