Jeffrey Edwards is a Professor at North Carolina A&T State University. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and attained his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech with a concentration in Econometrics. He specializes in empirically modeling cross-country growth and volatility with an emphasis on the statistical adequacy of those models. As a personal interest, he evaluates the impact that water and sanitation privatization has had on macroeconomic variables, as well as attitudes toward municipal water rationing. He is also an Editor of the Economics Collection for Business Expert Press, a textbook publisher, sits on the Advisory Board for Applied Econometrics and International Development, and is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Economics, MVEA.