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

More from Chris Edwards

Commentary

Cut Corporate Taxes and Corporate Welfare

TownHall.com. February 3, 2017.

Trump Should Seize Aviation Opportunity

The Hill (Online). January 30, 2017.

In Energy Hearing, Rick Perry Capitulated to Big Gov on All Fronts

The Hill (Online). January 22, 2017.

Cato Studies

Privatizing U.S. Airports

Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 76. November 21, 2016.

Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors 2016

White Paper. October 5, 2016.

Options for Federal Privatization and Reform Lessons from Abroad

Policy Analysis No. 794. June 28, 2016.

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.

Public Filings

Events

Setting Transportation Infrastructure Priorities

March 6, 2017. Policy Forum.

Cato Handbook for Policymakers: Capitol Hill Launch

February 16, 2017. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Cutting Wasteful Spending in the Trump Administration

November 30, 2016. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Downsizing Government