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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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Paul Krugman Learns the Wrong Lesson from Denmark

Big GovernmentSocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog08/21/2018

Paul Krugman is right to praise Denmark, but he likes the one thing that they’re doing wrong and overlooks all the things they get right.

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Around the World, We See the The Link Between Economic Liberty and National Prosperity

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog08/17/2018

No matter if its Asia, Europe, Africa, or the Americas, the link between economic liberty and economic growth is undeniable. 

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Capitalism: Why Chile Is So Much Richer than Venezuela

Blog07/24/2018

Chile has enjoyed strong growth since it shifted to freer markets, especially compared to Venezuela, which is burdened by a vicious form of statism.

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Politicians Should Need a Supermajority to Raise Taxes

Blog07/16/2018

Allowing lawmakers to raise taxes with a 50% + 1 vote is a recipe for disaster.

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Is Norway a Role Model for "Democratic Socialism"?

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog07/14/2018

If Scandinavian countries are socialist, then so is the United States.

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