According to a biographical profile from mid-2007 on Columbia International Affairs Online, an economist and author who specializes in international monetary and financial issues. She is also a professor of international finance at the Duxx Graduate School of Business in Monterrey, Mexico. Shelton was a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University from 1985 to 1995. Her articles on international financial issues have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the London Sunday Times, the Washington Post, and other publications. She serves on the editorial board of the Cato Journal and on the board of directors of Empower America. Shelton is the author of The Coming Soviet Crash, which earned her an invitation to Moscow to address the Russian Federation Parliament and the Supreme Economic Council, and Money Meltdown: Restoring Order to the Global Currency System. She holds a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Utah."
"Economist Judy Shelton was elected to the NED Board of Directors in September, 2005. Shelton specializes in global finance and monetary issues, and has provided expert testimony on numerous occasions before the Joint Economic Committee, Senate Banking, Senate Foreign Relations, House Banking, and House Foreign Affairs committees. She was named as a staff economist for the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform chaired by Jack Kemp (1995-96)."
"Shelton has been a member of the board of directors of Empower America, a policy action organization, in addition to the Hilton Hotels Corporation and the Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings. She is on the advisory council of Best Friends, an organization that promotes a schoolbased program for disadvantaged adolescent girls. Shelton and her husband Gilbert fund college scholarships for Best Friends participants through their private foundation."
Married to Gilbert Shelton.
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