John H. Makin is a former consultant to the U.S. Treasury
Department, the Congressional Budget Office, and the
International Monetary Fund. He specializes in international
finance and financial markets (stock, bonds, and currencies
including the Euro and the U.S. dollar). He also researches
the U.S. economy (including monetary policy and tax and
budget issues), the Japanese economy, and European economies.
He is the author of numerous books and articles on financial,
monetary, and fiscal policy. Mr.Economic Outlook.