Matt Horween

Matt Horween is a certified public accountant and served as a commissioned U.S. foreign service officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development from March 1981 to March 1998. He served in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Egypt, Honduras and Barbados, spending about 15 years overseas. He ended his career stationed in Washington, D.C. as the financial controller for the bureau that controlled the foreign aid program for Europe, including all of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union and its former satellite countries. Horween also worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse & Company in New York City and held various financial management positions for several publically listed corporations. Early in his career, he served as a radio intercept analyst for the U.S. Air Force Security Service and was stationed in Greece. Horween graduated with honors from the CCNY, Baruch School of Business Administration and was Editor in Chief of the "Accounting Forum." He received the Haskins Award Silver Medal from the New York State Society of CPA's for the second highest grade on the May 1969 NYS CPA Examination. Since his retirement, he has served as the Acting Controller of the Clark County Library System and a large PVO in Las Vegas, NV.

Recent Articles By The Author

Forget Raising Interest Rates, the Fed Should Just Sell Bonds

Forget Raising Interest Rates, the Fed Should Just Sell Bonds

The best ammunition for the Fed would be for the central bank to get its balance sheet under control.

It's Time for the Fed to Sell Bonds, Not Hike

Raising rates will act as a tax on everyone else.

Trump Is Right About U.S. Trade Deals -- and They're Even Worse for the Environment

Trump Is Right About U.S. Trade Deals -- and They're Even Worse for the Environment

Instead of levying carbon taxes on themselves, industrialized countries should impose them on imports from the real emitters of greenhouse gases and pollution.

Trump Is Right About U.S. Trade Deals -- and They're Even Worse for the Environment

Carbon taxes in industrialized countries have increased the global warming problem. 

Horween: Free Trade Explodes Emerging Markets' Massive Pollution

Horween: Free Trade Explodes Emerging Markets' Massive Pollution

Leaders and green groups blind to trade give-aways.