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Dr. Thomas Walton is an affiliated expert at AEG. Dr.
Dr. Thomas Walton is an affiliated expert at AEG. Dr. Walton was previously the Director of Economic Policy Analysis at General Motors Corporation, where he oversaw the analysis of the effectiveness and costs of current and prospective governmental policies and regulations together with their implications for General Motors, for its customers, employees and stockholders, and for the general public. His previous work relates to a wide range of issues, including, energy, environmental, health and safety, health care, antitrust, fiscal, tax, labor, and trade and industrial policies.
Prior to that, Tom was Assistant Professor at New York University, and also served as a Special Advisor for Regulatory Affairs, Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. Dr. Walton is also the author of several publications regarding policy issues. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor at the College of Management, Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan.
Dr. Walton obtained a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1967 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1971.