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Daniel J. Mitchell

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Daniel J. Mitchell is a top expert on fiscal policy issues such as tax reform, the economic impact of government spending, and supply-side tax policy. Mitchell a former senior fellow with The Cato Institute and The Heritage Foundation, and served as an economist for Senator Bob Packwood and the Senate Finance Committee. His articles can be found in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Investor's Business Daily, and Washington Times. He is a frequent guest on radio and television and a popular speaker on the lecture circuit. Mitchell holds bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. His blog is Liberty – Restraining Government in America and Around the World.

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Balanced Budget Amendments Are Useless: Limit Taxes, Debt, and Spending Instead

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog06/18/2018

The Colorado constitution mandates voter approval of tax increases, and controls spending growth. If only we had something similar for the feds.

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Pope Francis Endorses Slower Growth, More Poverty

05/18/2018Power & Market

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How the IMF Keeps Sub-Sahara Africa in Poverty

Global EconomyPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/12/2018

The bureaucrats at the IMF and other international bureaucracies actually want people to believe that bigger government means more prosperity.

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Bernie’s (Latest) Boondoggle

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog05/08/2018

If Sanders's job-guarantee program were adopted, the only silver lining to the dark cloud is that it would provide additional evidence that government programs don’t work.

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