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Chris Edwards is the director of tax policy studies at Cato and editor of www.DownsizingGovernment.org. He is a top expert on federal and state tax and budget issues. Before joining Cato, Edwards was a senior economist on the congressional Joint Economic Committee, a manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and an economist with the Tax Foundation. Edwards has testified to Congress on fiscal issues many times, and his articles on tax and budget policies have appeared in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and other major newspapers. He is the author of Downsizing the Federal Government and coauthor of Global Tax Revolution.

Edwards holds a BA and MA in economics, and he was a member of the Fiscal Future Commission of the National Academy of Sciences.

More from Chris Edwards

Commentary

GOP Candidates and Spending Cuts

TownHall.com. August 1, 2015.

Coercion Is Bad Economics

Reason. July 27, 2015.

Too Big to Work

DC Examiner. July 13, 2015.

Cato Studies

Articles

Infrastructure Investment

Policy Priorities for the 114th Congress. 2015.

Corporate Tax Reform

Policy Priorities for the 114th Congress. 2015.

Do Budget Shortfalls Mean States Must Raise Taxes?

CQ Researcher. Fall 2009.

Events

A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption

February 12, 2015. Book Forum.

The Libertarian State of the Union

February 6, 2015. Capitol Hill Briefing.

James Buckley on Reviving Federalism

December 1, 2014. Capitol Hill Briefing.