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Business Address Department of Economics
California State University
Sacramento CA 95819-6082
Communication Phone: 916-278-6223          E-mail:
Personal Information Date of Birth: 20 June 1939
Citizenship: U.S.A.
Marital Status: Married
Education A.B. with Honors in Economics, Oberlin College, 1961
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 1967
Professional Experience Teaching Assistant in Economics, University of California, 1962-1965
Research Assistant in Economics, University of California, 1965-1966
Instructor in Economics, Vanderbilt University, 1966-1967
Assistant Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University, 1967-1970
Associate Professor of Economics, California State University, Sacramento, 1970-1976
Professor of Economics, California State University, Sacramento, 1976 - present
Chair, Department of Economics, California State University, Sacramento, 1974-1978, 1983-1989, and 1997-2000
Fields of Specialization Public Finance
Urban Economics
Research and Publication "Municipal Costs of Service Provision to Business and Industry: A Case Study of San Leandro, California." Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California at Berkeley, 1967.

"The Vietnam War: Tax Costs and True Costs." Vanderbilt International, Spring, 1968.

Neighborhood Distribution of Local Public Services. With Charles S. Benson. Berkeley, California: Institute of Governmental Studies, 1969.

"The Municipal Budgetary Impact of Rural to Urban Migration in Tennessee Appalachian Counties." Contract research report prepared for the U.S. Appalachian Regional Commission, 21 April, 1969.

"The Erosion of Central City Tax Bases, 1962-1967." Research sponsored by the Vanderbilt University Urban and Regional Development Center. Research results submitted to the Center, December, 1970.

"Municipal Revenue Structure Revision: A Proposal." Unpublished manuscript.

Community Service Activities Statement on economic feasibility delivered to the Sacramento Municipal Utility Board of Directors hearing, 15 December 1976, on the proposed water development between SMUD and the Calaveras Water District.

"A Critique of the SMUD Econometric Model and Forecast of Demand for Electricity, 1976-1995." Paper prepared for the Environmental Council of Sacramento, 17 October 1978.

"Humpty Dumpty Economics." Suttertown News, April 2-9, 1982.

Testimony delivered to the Sacramento City Council concerning rezoning for commercial and industrial development, 11 May 1982.

"Remarks to the Sacramento City Planning Commission in Response to the Draft Capitol Center Environmental Impact Report." Short paper presented in writing and delivered orally to the Commission. 28 October 1982.

Written testimony prepared for the California State Assembly Intergovernmental Relations Committee hearing on Assembly Joint Resolution 33 - Relative to a Balanced Federal Budget. 15 May 1985.

Some Observations Based on the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Staff Report on the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1987." Paper prepared for the Environment-Conservation Committee of the SMUD User Advisory Group on Rate Revision. 24 September 1989.

Presentation to Sacramento Economics Roundtable:  "An Economist Looks at the
Awesome Internet."  17 November 1999

Panel member, Sacramento UN Association meeting on "Worker Rights in the Global Economy." 13 December 1999.

Revised December 1999