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Jeffrey Miron is Director of Economic Studies at the Cato Institute and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. His area of expertise is the economics of libertarianism, with particular emphasis on the economics of illegal drugs. Miron has served on the faculty at the University of Michigan and as a visiting professor at the Sloan School of Management, M.I.T. and the Department of Economics, Harvard University. From 1992-1998, he was chairman of the Department of Economics at Boston University. He is the author of Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition and The Economics of Seasonal Cycles, in addition to numerous opeds and journal articles. He has been the recipient of an Olin Fellowship from the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Earhart Foundation Fellowship, and a Sloan Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship. Miron received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Swarthmore College in 1979 and a Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T. in 1984.

More from Jeffrey Miron

Commentary

Regulation Depresses the Job Market

The New York Times. July 23, 2014.

A Case for the Libertarian

Washington Times. July 17, 2014.

Are Recreational Pot’s Low Tax Numbers Worrisome? No

Denver Post. March 21, 2014.

Cato Studies

Articles

Rethinking Redistribution

National Affairs. Winter 2011.

The Case Against the Fiscal Stimulus

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. Vol. 33. No. 2. Spring 2010.

Public Filings

Resolving Non-Bank Financial Institutions

Testimony. September 24, 2009.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Events

Third Annual Cato Papers on Public Policy Conference

June 6, 2013, June 7, 2013. Conference.

30th Annual Monetary Conference

November 15, 2012. Conference.

Cato Papers on Public Policy Conference

June 8, 2012. Conference.

Books