Howard Baetjer Jr. is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, where he teaches courses in microeconomics, comparative economic systems, and money and banking. He is currently working on a book explaining the market-process approach to public policy analysis. Dr. Baetjer is also a frequent faculty member at IHS Summer Seminars.
Dr. Baetjer earned a B.A. in psychology from Princeton in 1974, an M.Litt. in English literature from the University of Edinburgh in 1980, an M.A. in political science from Boston College in 1984, and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University in 1993.
Baetjer is also a founding trustee of Children's Scholarship Fund Baltimore, which, as of September 2009, is providing partial scholarships to more than 500 low-income Baltimore children, to help them attend private and parochial schools their parents choose.
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