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Riderwood Resident Walter Rybeck, a Former Journalist and Economist, Publishes Book Entitled "Re-Solving the Economic Puzzle"

February 17, 2012

SILVER SPRING, MD (February 17, 2012) --  Riderwood resident Walter Rybeck, a former journalist and economist  who has spent his life searching for answers to poverty and related socio-economic problems, has published  a book entitled "Re-Solving the Economic Puzzle." His book focuses on what officials and citizens can do to help heal the economy. It assesses how modernizing of land and taxation policies can become keys to saving cities, saving the countryside and saving the enterprise system.
"Re-Solving the Economic Puzzle is published by Shepheard-Walwyn of London, England, a publisher that specializes in economic justice issues. Rybeck wrote the 238-page book over a two-year period. The book is available at and Barnes & Noble.
Rybeck worked as a Latin American correspondent, editorial writer and Washington Bureau Chief for Cox Newspapers. He served as assistant director of the National Commission on Urban Problems, editorial director of the Urban Institute, and special assistant to two congressmen. He also was the founding-director of the Center for Public Dialogue, which did economic research.
Rybeck is a native of Wheeling, West Virginia. He married his wife, Erika, in 1954 in Dayton, Ohio.  They lived in Kensington, Maryland, prior to their move to Riderwood six years ago.