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Jane S. Shaw joined the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in September 2006. She was previously director of communication and a senior fellow of PERC, the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana. PERC is a nonprofit institute that seeks to improve environmental quality through markets.
Shaw has been a frequent speaker and writer on environmental topics. With Michael Sanera she coauthored Facts, Not Fear: Teaching Children about the Environment (Regnery 1999). She coedited A Guide to Smart Growth: Shattering Myths and Providing Solutions (Heritage Foundation, 2000) with Ronald Utt.
Earlier in her career, Shaw was a journalist. Before joining PERC in 1984, she was an associate economics editor of Business Week, working in New York City. Before that she was a correspondent for McGraw-Hill Publications in Washington, D.C., and Chicago. Shaw received her bachelor’s degree in English literature from Wellesley College.
Shaw is a past president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, a national organization that promotes a better understanding of markets. She is a senior editor of Liberty magazine, editorial adviser to Econ Journal Watch, a member of the Editorial Advisory Panel of Regulation, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Council of the Institute of Economic Affairs (London).
Shaftesbury Luncheon talks are free and open to the public. An optional lunch is available for purchase at the event, or participants may brown bag a lunch if they choose.
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