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Thomas F. Cargill is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Professor Emeritus of Economics in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University California, Davis, and he has been Visiting Lecturer at Cal State University, Sacramento; Assistant Professor at Purdue University; Visiting Scholar, Comptroller Currency, Washington, D.C,: and Visiting Scholar at the Hoover Institution; and Visiting Economist at the Bank of Japan, Toyko.

He has written extensively on financial and monetary issues in Japan and the United States, especially monetary/financial economics and applied econometrics. He has also written on Korean issues, has been a visiting scholar at the Bank of Korea and is a member of the advisory council for the Korea Economic Institute in Washington, D.C.

His books include Money, the Financial System, and Monetary Policy; The Transition of Finance in Japan and the United States: A Comparative Perspective; Postal Savings and Fiscal Investment and Loan Program in Japan: The PSS and the FILP; and Financial Policy and Central Banking in Japan.

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