Douglas Adie is a professor emeritus of economics at Ohio University and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.Douglas Adie is a professor emeritus of economics at Ohio University. Adie’s scholarly focus is on managerial economics and money and banking. In 1968, Adie received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, where his dissertation, “Peel's Act 1844 and the Currency-Banking School Controversy,” was reviewed and approved by Milton Friedman, George Stigler, and Robert Mundell.
Since then, Adie has written 3 books on economics and government reform: An Evaluation of Postal Service Wage Rates, Monopoly Mail: Privatizing the U.S. Postal Service, and The Mail Monopoly: Analyzing Canadian Postal Service. His economic essays have appeared in journals such as The Economic History Review and Journal of Political Economy, and Adie’s work has been cited by government officials and agencies, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Adie is a member of the American Economic Association and the Mt. Pélèrin Society, and is a resource affiliate with The Heritage Foundation.