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Thomas D. WILLETT, economist in the field of Domestic Monetary and Financial Theory; Public Economics; International Economics.


WILLETT, Thomas D. was born in 1942 in Staunton, Virginia, United States of America.


Bachelor of Arts William and March College, Master of Arts, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy University Virginia, 1967.


Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1967-1970. Association Professor of Economics, Cornell University, 1970-1972. Deputy Assistant Secretary, Director International Monetary Research, United States Treasury, 1972-1977.

Horton Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, United States of America, . Editorial Boards, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 76, Review of Economics and Statistics, 1968-1976, J Econ Bus, 8, Policy Analysis, 1974-1980. Southern Economic Journal, 9, International Studies Quarterly, since 1980, International Organisation, since 1981.

Co-editor, Public Policy, 1969-1972.


International monetary problems: especially the stability and reform of the international monetary system and analysis of flexible exchange rates. Applied public choice analysis of various political institutions. Analysis of the causes and effects of inflation.

And application of public choice theory to the analysis of macroeconomic policy and international economic relations.