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M.A., Applied Economics. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC. May 2002

B.S., Economics. Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR. June 1997

Minor: Philosophy

Recent Research & Publications

Howard, E. S. (In press). District school reform. In C. Bingham (Ed.), Unfinished business: A Regional Education Laboratory retrospective on school improvement (pp. ). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Howard, E. S. (forthcoming). [Review of the book Home in the world: A memoir, by A. Sen]. Tradition and Discovery: The Polanyi Society Periodical,

Howard, E. S. (forthcoming). [Review of the book Nine lives of neoliberalism, edited by D. Plehwe, Q. Slobodian, & P. Mirowski]. Tradition and Discovery: The Polanyi Society Periodical,

Howard, E. S. (2022). Polanyi and Rawls on higher autonomy as the basis for a stable liberal society. Quaestiones DIsputatae, 11(1), 97–114.;  [Special issue “Michael Polanyi’s Social and Political Philosophy and the Future of Liberalism,” Charles Lowney guest editor]

Fletcher, J. C. R., Howard, E. S., Link, A. N., & O’Connor, A. C. (2022). Knowledge-based information and the effectiveness of R&D in small firms. Small Business Economics.

Howard, E. S., & Sarbaum, J. K. (2022). Addressing study skills, learning theory and critical thinking skills in principles of economics courses. Frontiers in Education, 7, 770464. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2022.770464

Howard, E. S., & Link, A. N. (2017). An oasis of knowledge: The early history of Gateway University Research Park. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 1–27.