Trump and Clinton’s anti-trade policies, according to economics professor Dr. David Mitchell, have the potential to hurt more people than they will help.
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Student Pricing Index increased 1.27 percent, compared to national Consumer Pricing Index increase of 1.7 percent.
Dr. Tom Wyrick, emeriti professor of economics, discusses this year’s shopping outlook.
Dr. Terrel Gallaway, acting department head of economics, and Dr. David Mitchell, associate professor of economics at Missouri State University, received a grant from the National Park Service for $22,000 for their project “Estimating the Potential Value of the Night Skies above the Colorado Plateau.”
Light pollution, as defined by the International Dark Sky Association, is any adverse effect of artificial light, including sky glow, glare, light trespass, light clutter, decreased visibility at night and energy waste. Three economists from Missouri State University, Drs. Terrel Gallaway, David Mitchell and Reed Olsen, have published several articles on their recent studies of light pollution and the value of a dark sky, and they see economic effects in addition to the biologic and conservation issues.
According to the International Dark-Sky Association, human-produced light pollution not only mars our view of the stars; poor lighting threatens astronomy, disrupts ecosystems, affects human circadian rhythms and wastes energy
Light pollution – the undesirable effects of poorly designed and injudiciously used artificial lighting – has been the subject of considerable research by biologists and astronomers, but three Missouri State University economics department faculty are now studying the economic analysis of light pollution.