Curriculum Vitae - Thomas Mayer

Emeritus professor of economics, University of California, Davis. Previously taught at Univ. of West Virginia, Notre Dame, Michigan State, and Berkeley. B.A. Queens College, NY, Ph.D, Columbia University, 1953. Fields: Initially macroeconomics, then specialized in monetary theory and policy, more recently focused on methodology of economics. Selected books: Permanent Income, Wealth and Consumption, Money, Banking and the Economy (with J. duesenberry and R. Aliber), The Structure of Monetarism (with others) Monetary Policy and the Great Inflation in the United States, Truth vs. Precision in Economics.