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Daniel J. Mitchell is a Senior Fellow and he specializes in fiscal policy, particularly tax reform, international tax competition, and the economic burden of government spending. He also serves on the editorial board of the Cayman Financial Review. Prior to joining Cato, Mitchell was a senior fellow with the Heritage Foundation, and an economist for Senator Bob Packwood and the Senate Finance Committee. Dan’s work has been published in numerous outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Villanova Law Review, Public Choice, Emory Law Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Offshore Investment, Playboy, and Investor’s Business Daily. He has appeared on all the major TV networks, and has given speeches in almost 40 states and more than 30 countries. Dan earned a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.

More from Daniel J. Mitchell

Commentary

The Fiscal and Economic Implications of Mandatory Pension Savings

Cayman Financial Review. January 30, 2015.

Statist Policies Undermine the State of the Union

U.S. News & World Report (Online). January 21, 2015.

Minimum Wage Hikes Reduced Employment of Low-Skilled Workers

CNSNews.com. January 15, 2015.

Cato Studies

OECD Launches New Effort to Undermine Tax Competition

Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 68. March 12, 2013.

Will Federal Health Legislation Cause the Deficit to Soar?

Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 58. November 1, 2009.

Spending Is Not Stimulus

Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 53. February 1, 2009.

Articles

This Is Fair?

Tax Truths. April 2009.

The Iceland Tax System

Prosperitas. Vol. 7. No. 5. August 2007.

Conversations: Daniel Mitchell and Chris Edwards

Tax Notes. July 30, 2007.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget

Cato Journal. Spring/Summer 2013.

The Global Flat Tax Revolution

Policy Report. July/August 2007.

Events

Corporate Inversions, American Jobs, and National Competitiveness

August 26, 2014. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Federal Budget Outlook: It’s Worse Than You Think

July 31, 2014. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Miami Luncheon

December 11, 2013. Luncheon.