Jane S. Shaw

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Jane S. Shaw is an American free-market environmentalist, editor, and journalist. She is the former president of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal and currently serves on its board of directors as vice-chairman.[1]

Shaw served as trustee of the Philadelphia Society from 1999–2002 and 2012–2015.[2] Before joining the Pope Center, Shaw spent 22 years with the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC),[3] where she was a senior fellow. Prior to her tenure at PERC, she was a journalist and was an associate economics editor of Business Week. With Michael Sanera, she coauthored Facts, Not Fear: Teaching Children about the Environment and initiated a book series for young people, Critical Thinking about Environmental Issues. She coedited A Guide to Smart Growth with Ronald Utt. She also served as president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education.[4]

Shaw is a member of the advisory council of the London-based Institute of Economic Affairs[5] and of the Board of Visitors of Ralston College,[6] a senior editor of the online cultural and political journal Liberty,[7] an editorial advisor to the online journal Econ Journal Watch,[8] and a member of the editorial advisory board of Regulation,[9] a magazine relating to public policy published by the Cato Institute.[10] She is also an administrator of Phi Beta Cons, a blog of National Review Online.

She is married to the economist Richard Stroup.


  1. ^ "About Our Board of Directors". Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Past Trustees". Philadelphia Society. Retrieved 2015-04-07. 
  3. ^ lexi.net. "Jane S. Shaw : PERC – The Property and Environment Research Center". PERC. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  4. ^ "The Association of Private Enterprise Education". Apee.org. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
  5. ^ Fellows Dalibor Rohac IEA Economics Fellow. "Fellows and advisors | Institute of Economic Affairs". Iea.org.uk. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  6. ^ "Ralston College". Ralston.ac. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  7. ^ "About". Liberty Unbound. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  8. ^ "Econ Journal Watch 路 About & Contact". Econjwatch.org. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  9. ^ "About Regulation Magazine". Cato.org. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  10. ^ Julian Sanchez (2011-11-15). "The Cato Institute". Cato.org. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 

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