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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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For Bernie Sanders, Union Bosses Matter More than Poor Kids

05/21/2019Power & Market
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A History Lesson: Comparing Socialist East Germany vs Capitalist West Germany

05/03/2019Power & Market

Economic conditions in West Germany and East Germany diverged dramatically because one had good policy and one had terrible (i.e., socialist) policy.

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"Medicare for All" Would Copy the Bad Features of the UK's Government-Run System

04/05/2019Power & Market
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Trump Treasury Secretary Supports French Tax Harmonization Scheme

02/28/2019Power & Market

it’s utterly depressing that a Republican Treasury Secretary explicitly condemns tax competition.

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Study Shows Government Social Programs Create Dependence, Idleness

02/11/2019Power & Market
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