William E. Becker

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In 1995 and 2000, the authors surveyed academic economists in the United States to establish how economics is taught in four types of undergraduate courses. The authors report overall findings from the 2000 survey and compare these results with the aggregate findings for respondents from all types of colleges and universities in the 1995 survey. The basic(More)
In 1995, 2000, and 2005 the authors surveyed U.S. academic economists in the United States to investigate how economics is taught in four different types of undergraduate courses at post-secondary institutions. They looked for any changes in teaching methods that occurred over this decade, when there were several prominent calls for economists and(More)
In Becker (1997), I called attention to economists' lack of interest in the teaching of economics and the plunging number of majors in economics within the United States. Six years later I reported on the growth in economists' interest in the teaching of economics and an apparent turnaround in the number of majors (Becker, 2003). For instance, when(More)
Five cases of clinically manifest solitary and bilateral renal lesions metastatic from the lung are presented. These cases are unusual in that renal metastases are usually silent lesions discovered at autopsy. Review of the autopsy data from this hospital identified renal metastases in 19% of patients who died from carcinoma of the lung. This incidence(More)
  • Hugh F Owens, A Sydney Herlong, +41 authors Philip A Loomis
  • 1975
he received his LL.B. degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and became associated with a Chicago law firm specializing in securities law. he served as counsel for the Superior Oil Company in Midland, Texas, and thereafter returned to Oklahoma City, where he engaged in the general practice of law under his own name. He also served as a(More)