Dr. Howard Baetjer, Jr.

Posted in: Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism, Environment/Transportation Policy, Housing/Urban Redevelopment/Planning, State & Municipal Services/Privatization, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics , Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson MD
Work Fax: (410) 435-2664
Email: hbaetjer@erols.com
Home: (410) 435-2664
Website: http://www.towson.edu


Founding trustee and board chairman of Children's Scholarship Fund Baltimore, which has raised $2 million in local and matching funds to provide partial scholarships for Baltimore City children. Research fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; research fellow, Institute for Humane Studies, Arlington, Va.; senior associate, Foresight Institute, Palo Alto, Calif.

Academic Background

B.A.: Princeton University (Psychology).
M.A.: University of Edinburgh (English Literature).
M.A.: Boston College (Political Science).
Ph.D.: George Mason University (Economics).

Publications or Presentations

Software as Capital: An Economic Perspective on Software Engineering (Los Alamitos, Calif.: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1998).
Co-author, "Doing Time Chills Crime," The World and I, Mar. 1997.
"Private Schools in the Inner City," The Freeman, Nov. 1986.

Issue Specialities

Vouchers, school choice, education, regulation, economic growth, occupational licensing, conservation, market environmentalism, property rights, public sector economics.

Calvert Index

Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
State & Municipal Services/Privatization
Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism
Housing/Urban Redevelopment/Planning
Environment/Transportation Policy