Volume 91, Number 4
Fourth Quarter 2006
First Vice President and Acting President
Patrick K. Barron
Executive Vice President and Director of Research
Robert A. Eisenbeis
Thomas J. Cunningham, Vice President and Associate Director of Research
Gerald P. Dwyer Jr., Vice President, Financial
John C. Robertson, Vice President, Regional
Ellis W. Tallman, Vice President, Macropolicy
Bobbie H. McCrackin, Vice President
Lynn H. Foley, Editor
Tom Heintjes, Managing Editor
Jill Dible and Peter Hamilton, Designers
Alison Bounds, Marketing and Circulation
Charlotte Wessels, Administrative Assistance
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