Dr. Brian Sloboda is currently an economist with the Department of Labor in the Office of Assistant Secretary of Policy. He was a pricing economist at the US Postal Service, an economist with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics in the U.S. Department of Transportation and he previously worked for the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is currently the Director for Outreach and Publications for AIRLEAP and has published numerous articles on the topic of economics.2013 0-7734-4496-3
This book is an interdisciplinary compilation of articles written by various professors and practitioners working in the general area of economics, forecasting and allied fields. A diverse range of interesting articles, such as, tourism, outsourcing, unemployment, inflation, housing prices, infectious disease control, provide the reader a unique perspective about the existing research on that topic, using quantitative methods.