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Allen W. Smith, PhD

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Smith is Professor emeritus of Eastern Illinois University.

Biography: Dr. Smith, whose economics textbooks are used in high schools across the country, believes every citizen of the United States has a right to know everything about the waw the government used tax funding. He has been battling economic illiteracy and government economic malpractice. For the past decade, he has been screaming out the warning that, if the United States did not change course, the nation was heading toward the kind of economic calamity that finally struck in 2008. Allen's journey, is as an advocate for economic education and sound economic policies. Dr. Smith retired from teaching in 1977 to devotehis time to research.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Allen W. Smith, PhD. on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Demystifying economics :
ISBN: 0964850478 OCLC: 44000734

Ironwood Publications, Naples, Fla. : ©2000.

Presents a simplified explanation of basic economics, using examples that relate economic concepts to daily life, discussing the laws of supply and demand, gross domestic product, inflation, money and banking, and other topics.

Social security :
ISBN: 0964850419 OCLC: 61143358

Ironwood Publications, Winter Haven, FL. : ©2005.

The alleged budget surplus, social security & voodoo economics /
ISBN: 0964850451 OCLC: 45200607

Ironwood Publications, Naples, Fla. : ©2000.

The big lie :
ISBN: 097708518X OCLC: 429510147

Ironwood Publications, Frostproof, Fla : ©2009.

Argues that government malpractice and gross negligence led to the 2008 collapse of the American banking system, which in turn caused a global financial collapse.

Understanding inflation & unemployment /
ISBN: 0882292765 OCLC: 1659736

Nelson-Hall, Chicago : ©1976.