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Dr. Bill Stronge - Noted Florida Economist

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High Noon in Lake Worth

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Join your host Wes Blackman as he welcomes Dr. Bill Stronge to the High Noon in Lake Worth studios. Dr. Stronge received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Iowa State University in  1971. A native of Ireland, Bill received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the National University of Ireland in 1964. He was a professor in the Economics Department at Florida Atlantic University 1971-2006 (Chair, 1981-90). FAU Director of International Programs 1990-2003. He is now Professor Emeritus of Economics and engages in economic consulting and research for a variety of public sector and private sector clients. In 2008 he published The Sunshine Economy, an Economic History of Florida Since the Civil War, University Press of Florida. Recently, he is a Fellow with the Economic Development Research Institute (EDRI) in Palm Beach County. For the past several years he has monitored economic trends in the county and regional economies for EDRI, contributing to the EDRI Quarterly Economic Reports. In 2009, he became an adjunct professor of economics at Nova Southeaste