About the Author
Thomas D. Curtis is a retired professor of economics whose research interests have been economic history, history of economic thought, and comparative economic systems. He received his B.S. and M.A. from Ball State University and his Ph.D. in economics from Indiana University. He taught at Indiana University, the University of Arizona, the University of Oklahoma and the University of South Florida. During his teaching career he published articles in the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Southern Economics Journal, Journal of Economic Inquiry, the Social Science Quarterly, Land Economics, and the Atlantic Economic Journal. His hobby for many years is the history of World War II, the European theater of operations.