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Jim Couch and Peter Williams


Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jim Couch teaches economics at the University of North Alabama. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi in 1995. He is the co-author of The Political Economy of the New Deal (Edward Elgar Publishers) and his research appears in The Cato Journal, The Journal of Economics, Public Choice, Economics and Politics, and the Southwestern Economic Review.

Peter Williams is a graduate student at the University of Mississippi. His fields of study include Labor and Managerial Economics. He currently teaches at the University of North Alabama, and he has published in the journal Economics and Politics.


Homeschooling Articles by Jim Couch and Peter Williams

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