The website was created by Paul Burke, an independent researcher. My background includes:
UN Development Programme: Consultant on the environment, education, development, economics, poverty, gender, and government spending
US government: Designed and analyzed national surveys. Conducted research on planning, counseling, subsidized and free-market housing. including comparisons between the US and Canada.
Stewards of the Potomac Highlands (environmental group): president
Jefferson County (WV) Planning Commission: past president
US Congress' Office of Technology Assessment: Consultant on student achievement
US National Commission on Social Studies in Schools: Compared curricula in different countries.
Many articles on development, tourism, statistics and education
Websites on language courses and climate change
Seminars taught at the University of California-Berkeley, Columbia University, Fordham University, Venezuela's National Council on Human Resources, and the International Labor Statistics Center of the US Department of Labor
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Shepherdstown, WV 25443