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Dr. John D. Merrifield

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Professor of Economics

University of Texas , San Antonio
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D.
  • PhD , Economics
    University of Wyoming
  • BS , Natural Resource Management
    Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • MA , Economic Geography
    University of Illinois
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Center On Educational Excellence | Personnel | The Independent Institute
www.independent.org, 10 Feb 2015 [cached]
John Merrifield, Professor of Economics, University of Texas, San Antonio
NCPA Experts | NCPA
www.ncpa.org, 12 July 2014 [cached]
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John D. Merrifield John D. Merrifield, , is a professor of economics at the University of Texas at San Antonio and director of the E.G. West Institute for Effective Schooling. He has written several books on education, authored numerous articles and edits the Journal of School Choice. ...Read more
Environment And Energy Insights | About the NCPA’s Environment Team (E-Team) | Clearing the Air | NCPA.org
environmentblog.ncpa.org, 19 Nov 2014 [cached]
John D. Merrifield John D. Merrifield is a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy and Analysis, and a professor of economics at the University of Texas at San Antonio, a position he has held since 1987. Dr. Merrifield received a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1977, a Master of Arts in Economic Geography from the University of Illinois in 1979, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Wyoming in 1984.
Flunked | PRODOS Film Study Group
instantworlddomination.com, 28 May 2013 [cached]
JOHN MERRIFIELD UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
"John Merrifield is Professor of Economics in the College of Business at the University of Texas, San Antonio, and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute in Oakland, CA; the author of The School Choice Wars (2001) and School Choices (2002)."
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The Independent Institute | Events | Transcripts | Why Are Public Schools Failing and What Can Be Done? with Richard Vedder and John Merrifield
www.independent.org, 7 June 2004 [cached]
John D. MerrifieldProfessor of Economics, University of Texas, San Antonio
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Tom had a very good article in the past issue, not the current issue, but the past issue of our quarterly journal, The Independent Review, and I also wanted to show you-this is a previous issue of The Independent Review, which features an article by one of speakers, John Merrifield, and if you're interested in this issue, which has a number of pieces on school issues, we can certainly arrange for you to obtain a copy.
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One is called The School Choice Wars by John Merrifield, and the other one has a provocative title called Can Teachers Own Their Own Schools?
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Another approach, of course, is to provide consumers with scholarship or vouchers enabling them to attend private schools, something that John Merrifield knows a great deal about.
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So this is what I propose and I have more on this, but I want you to hear John in a minute, so I'm going to stop on that.
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Minority students in Milwaukee, for example - John is critical of the Milwaukee experiment, but I'll mention it.
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Our next speaker is John Merrifield, who is a research fellow at the Independent Institute.He's professor of economics at the University of Texas at San Antonio.He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wyoming and has been a planning analyst at the Illinois Bureau of the Budget, and has taught at the University of Illinois and the University of Hawaii.He is the author of The School Choice Wars, as I mentioned, and also of a forthcoming monograph from the Institute called School Choices: True and False.His articles and reviews have appeared in many scholarly journals including Public Choice, Public Studies, Policy Study Reviews, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Business Strategies and many others.I'm delighted to introduce Professor John Merrifield.
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Some of them are living delusions of grandeur, that Johnny and Susie has never shown any brilliance before, but bye-golly, my kids got to be gifted and talented, and they're going to go to a gifted and talented school.
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That gets to the issue of the sort of the political strategy, and I agree exactly with John, charter schools are a far inferior system than the model that we're talking about.For example, prices are critical, as John mentioned.
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Mr. Hall in the back and I wrote an article for the Journal of Labor Research, a journal John writes for.
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I don't disagree with everything John said, but I do agree with public school teachers who say that the students today in many cases are coming from more disadvantaged backgrounds than a generation ago, not in the sense of income, incomes are higher.But more broken families.
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Jmerrifield@utsa.edu.
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Send us both the same e-mail; probably we'll both answer it.
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I want to thank both of our speakers tonight, Richard Vedder and John Merrifield for their talk. [Applause] This is obviously a huge issue and there's a lot that needs to be done and I strongly encourage you to get a copy of each of their books, Can Teachers Own Their Own Schools? and The School Choice Wars,because they're critically looking at ways to make a real difference and that is what's needed.
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