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                                             Fortune History

  William Fortune (1863-1942)   SELECT           Evelyn Fortune Bartlett (1887-1997)  SELECT

     Robert Fortune (1919-1973) and the 6th Bomb Group in the Pacific Air War   SELECT


                                      Books: Loved....and Not

                                Review of Books Read @

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                                       Economics and Finance*

                                  OnLine Seminars on Economic and Finance History 

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                               The History of Economic Ideas               Financial Regulation

                          Financial Crises: 1636 – 2000               The Financial Crisis of 2008-2009


                                     Science and Mathematics 


                                       The Special Theory of Relativity

                          Quantum Mechanics: Foundations, Concepts, Applications, and Information

                                                            Meteorology: A Short Course 

                                                                       Number Theory                                                  



                                                              (anti)Ode to a Boat  SELECT

                                                                        M/Y Myeerah  SELECT                     


                                                     Favorite Destinations   SELECT 

                                                 Cape Ann and Annisquam Village, Massachusetts

                                                        Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire/Maine

                                                                       Castine, Maine

                                                                   Roque Island, Maine

                                                                    Southwest Florida

                                                                      The Bahamas



                                                          Boating Physics         SELECT

                                                       Norse Mythology           SELECT     

                                                    Oak Island Treasure       SELECT

                                                      Exterior Ballistics          SELECT

                                                                            Lotteries                   SELECT

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                 * Peter Fortune received his Ph. D. from Harvard University in 1973.  He was an economics professor at Harvard (1973-1977)

                    and at Tufts University (1977-1995), where he chaired the Economics Department.  From 1995 until he retired in 2005 he served

                    as Senior Economist and Advisor to the Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank    of Boston.  His responsibilities at the

                    Boston Fed were in the area of financial risk management.  He has published papers in the areas of Financial Markets and Financial

                   Institutions, State and Local Government Finance,  Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve policies, and Derivative Securities.