Lawrence J. McQuillan

Lawrence J. McQuillan was a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, specializing in international and labor economics, industrial organization, and political economy.

McQuillan is coeditor of The International Monetary Fund--Financial Medic to the World? A Primer on Mission, Operations, and Public Policy Issues (Hoover Institution Press, 1999). The book provides background information and current policy discussions on the origins, operations, and effectiveness of the International Monetary Fund.

From 1993 until 1997, McQuillan was the founding contributing editor and publisher of Economic Issues, a national subscription newsletter that reviewed economic journal articles relevant to current public policy issues for academic, business, and government economists and policymakers.

McQuillan wrote thirty-six review articles for Economic Issues and has contributed to other publications on such topics as monetary and fiscal policy, government regulation, crime, labor unions, health care, and political institutions. His recent writings include "Highway Hogs: Transportation Bill Smells like Bacon," "Why Does the Senate 'Win' in Conference Committee? A Stability Explanation," and "Pharmacists' Proposal Will Raise Costs of Medicine." He is currently developing a book on world population growth.

While attending graduate school at George Mason University, where he earned a M.A. in 1987 and a Ph.D. in 1991, both in economics, McQuillan received the H. B. Earhart Fellowship for research excellence. Trinity University awarded him a B.A. (cum laude) in economics and business administration in 1983.

McQuillan is a member of the American Economic Association, the Society of Government Economists, the Public Choice Society, and the National Economists Club in Washington, D.C.


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The International Monetary Fund

Editors: Lawrence J. McQuillan, Peter C. Montgomery
ISBN: 978-0-8179-9642-0

A primer on mission, operations, and public policy issues, this book provides information and public policy discussions on the IMF. The articles and opinion pieces represent a diversity of views on the operations and effectiveness of the IMF and examine the effects of its financing programs on countries accepting IMF funding.

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