Accomplished economist experienced analyzing and discussing tax, budget, regulation, workers'-compensation, business-climate, and lawsuit-abuse issues in California and nationally.
Research assistant for Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan and Prof. Gordon Tullock
Wrote four reports on Illinois teen unemployment, Illinois' Internet sales tax, Illinois' tax structure, and the effects of a possible progressive income tax in Illinois. Also published two op-eds, wrote blogs, and did radio, television, and print interviews.
Responsible for setting the research agenda; supervising policy staff, adjunct policy fellows, and interns; national fundraising and donor relations; editing press releases and grant proposals; writing weekly/monthly impact reports, newsletter stories, and annual report summaries; giving presentations to PRI's Board of Directors; advising lawmakers and providing legislative testimony; speaking with the media, editorial boards, and grassroots civic groups across the country; and researching, writing, editing, and marketing studies, briefings, op-eds, and blogs.
Worked on special institutional projects that involved editing books, developing companion web sites, and writing grant proposals.
Responsible for the daily operation and the editorial content of a national subscription newsletter that reviewed, every six weeks, economic journal articles relevant to current public-policy issues for academic, business, and government economists and policymakers. As the editor and publisher, designed the marketing literature and the newsletter; researched and wrote thirty-six review articles on monetary and fiscal policy, government regulation, crime, health care, and political institutions; edited outside contributions; performed all pre-press production; maintained the subscriber database; and budgeted operations.
I have more than 350 publications in such leading outlets as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, USA Today, and Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Major studies/books include: Jackpot Justice, Tort Law Tally, three editions of the U.S. Tort Liability Index, two editions of the U.S. Economic Freedom Index, and The International Monetary Fund - Financial Medic to the World?
Spoke at the National Press Club on lawsuit abuse, Commonwealth Club of California on money in politics, to civic groups such as the Alameda Rotary Club, Economic Round Table of San Francisco, and Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and have been interviewed on dozens of radio talk shows including Ronn Owens in San Francisco.
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