Daniel Griswold is the former director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C, and the author of the new Cato book, Mad about Trade: Why Main Street America Should Embrace Globalization. Since joining Cato in 1997, Mr. Griswold has authored major studies on globalization, trade, and immigration. He’s written articles for major newspapers, appeared on CNBC, C-SPAN, CNN, PBS, and Fox News, and testified before House and Senate committees. Earlier in his career, Mr. Griswold was editorial page editor of a daily newspaper, the Colorado Springs Gazette, and a congressional press secretary. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a diploma in economics and a master’s degree in the Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics.

More from Daniel Griswold


GOP Candidates Betray the Spirit of Reagan on Immigration

National Review (Online). January 3, 2012.

Promoting U.S. Exports and the Rule of Law in Russia

Washington Times. December 7, 2011.

Give Us Your Engineers, Yearning to Innovate

Washington Times. November 2, 2011.


Comprehensive Immigration Reform: What Congress and the President Need to Do to Make It Work

Albany Government Law Review. Vol. 3. No. 1. Winter 2009.

Higher Immigration, Lower Crime

Commentary. December 2009.

Faith, Commerce, and Freedom

Cato's Letter. Cato.org. Vol. 3. No. 2. Spring 2005.