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Harold M. Hochman: An Appreciation


  • Steven Pressman

    (Monmouth University)

  • James Rodgers

    (Penn State University)


Harold M. Hochman (“Hal” is his universally-used nickname) served as the editor of this journal for most of the past decade. This tribute is written to express our appreciation for Hal’s excellent leadership of the journal and for his scholarship. One of us (Pressman) is particularly familiar with Hal’s editorial leadership and general research program, while the other (Rodgers) was his coauthor on much of his research on income redistribution and interdependent preferences. We each provide our perspectives on Hal and in so doing provide coverage of his accomplishments in a way that neither of us could do alone.

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  • Steven Pressman & James Rodgers, 2001. "Harold M. Hochman: An Appreciation," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 27(4), pages 379-390, Fall.
  • Handle: RePEc:eej:eeconj:v:27:y:2001:i:4:p:379-390

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