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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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Piketty Urges Higher Taxes in Response to French Tax Revolt

12/13/2018Power & Market
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A Trump-Pelosi Budget Deal is a Recipe for the Worst Kind of Tax Increase

11/13/2018Power & Market

The most disturbing outcome of the recent mid-term election isn’t that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a Member of Congress ...

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"Socialist" Scandinavian Countries Skyrocket Up Lassiez-Faire Index

10/23/2018Power & Market

The most dramatic results are for some of the welfare states in Northern and Western Europe, and Denmark jumps 12 spots to #4.

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The Buffoons at Oxfam Believe it's Better to be Poor in Afghanistan than Singapore

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog10/12/2018

The last thing the left wants is for people to understand that poor nations only become rich nations with free markets and small government.

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Federal Employees Have Higher Pay, More Job Security Than Private Sector

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog09/05/2018

The incredible wealth of the DC region is yet another reason for shrinking the size and scope of the federal government.

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