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Thomas R. Saving

Thomas R. Saving is Distinguished Professor, Jeff Montgomery Professor, and Director of the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, and he has served as Commissioner of the President‟s Commission to Strengthen Social Security, Trustee of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds, Chairman and President of RRC Inc., Professor of Economics at Michigan State University, and Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Washington.

Saving has been President of the Western Economic Association, Association of Private Enterprise Education, and Southern Economic Association, and he has been Co-Editor of Economic Inquiry. His books include Money, Wealth and Economic Theory (with B.P. Pesek), The Foundations of Money and Banking (with B.P. Pesek), Medicare Reform: Issues and Answers (with Andrew J. Rettenmaier), The Economics of Medicare Reform (with Andrew J. Rettenmaier), and The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medicare (with Andrew J. Rettenmaier).

His articles have appeared in such scholarly journals as the Quarterly Journal of Economics; New England Journal of Medicine; Southern Economic Journal; American Economic Review; Econometrica; Journal of Economic Perspectives; Health Economics; International Economic Review; Economic Letters; Economic Inquiry; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; Journal of Business; Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Review of Economics and Statistics; Journal of Law and Economics; and Journal of Political Economy.

Saving's popular articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Washington Post, New York Times, and other major newspapers.