Ryan M. Yonk

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Director of Educational Programs

Ryan M. Yonk is the Director of Educational Programs at the American Institute for Economic Research.  He holds a PhD from Georgia State University and a MS and BS from Utah State University. Prior to joining AIER he held academic positions at North Dakota State University, Utah State University, and Southern Utah University, and was one of the founders of the Strata Policy. He is the (co) author or editor of numerous books including Green V. GreenNature Unbound: Bureaucracy vs. the Environment, The Reality of American Energy,  and Politics and Quality of Life: The Role of Well-Being in Political Outcomes. He has also (co) authored numerous articles in academic journals including Public ChoiceThe Independent ReviewApplied Research in Quality of Life, and the Journal of Private Enterprise. His research explores how policy can be better crafted to achieve greater individual autonomy and prosperity.

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Research Publications by Ryan M. Yonk

Title: IMPLICATIONS OF HR 596 IN THE SOUTHWESTERN US


Authors: K Sim, RM Yonk, RT Simmons

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Title: Politics, Economics, And Federal Land Designation: Assessing The Economic Impact Of Land Protection—Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument


Authors: RM Yonk, RT Simmons, BC Steed

Publication: Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Technology 14 (1), 2, 2013

Title: SHARING RENEWABLE ENERGY PAYMENTS: HR 596


Authors: K Sim, RM Yonk, RT Simmons

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Title: Who are the Patients? Exploring Approaches to Rural Hospital Market Area Determination


Authors: RM Yonk, RQ Herzberg, C Fawson, C Martin

Publication: E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics. 4 (1), 020-030, 2013

Title: Citizen involvement & quality of life: Exit, voice and loyalty in a time of direct democracy


Authors: RM Yonk, S Reilly

Publication: Applied Research in Quality of Life 7, 1-16, 2012

Title: Direct Democracy in the United States: Petitioners as a Reflection of Society


Authors: S Reilly, RM Yonk

Publication: Routledge, 2012