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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.

Professor Thies is also a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute. His institutional affiliation solely for identification.

He 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 10, 2020
By Clifford Thies
A few years ago, it was ebola. Today, the coronavirus. Tomorrow, because of mutation, it will be something else.
December 9, 2019
By Clifford Thies
Across the pond, they're soon to hold an election. Polls indicate that the Conservatives, under Boris Johnson, have a lead.
November 27, 2019
By Clifford Thies
"Mattress Mack" bet a total of $13 million on the Houston Astros winning the World Series, not because he's such a fan, but to cover his business losses if that were to happen.
September 12, 2019
By Clifford Thies
In a recent survey of business economists, only 4 percent said they expected a recession to begin by the end of the year.

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