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Clifford Thies

Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Professor of Economics and Finance at Shenandoah University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston College.

Professor Thies is a contributor to six books and author or coauthor of more than six dozen articles in such scholarly journals as The Independent Review; Eastern Economic Journal; Explorations in Economic History, Southern Economic Journal; Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting; Journal of Economic History; Review of Austrian Economics; Journal of Economics and Business; Financial Review; Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics; Small Business Economics; and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Clifford Thies's Articles

Let the Market Standardize Weights and Measures

According to the U.S. Constitution, it is for Congress to set weights and measures. Yet, the truth is, over the years, more – and better! – standardization has occurred through the market process than by government decree.

- July 05, 2016

Thomas Chalmers and the Poor Laws

Outdoor relief undermined the economic conditions of the poor and laboring classes.

- December 01, 1993

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