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Daniel Mitchell

Daniel Mitchell

Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute

As a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, Daniel Mitchell is a top expert on tax reform and supply-side tax policy, advocating for a flat tax and international tax competition. 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. He also served on the 1988 Bush/Quayle transition team and was Director of Tax and Budget Policy for Citizens for a Sound Economy. Mitchell holds bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.

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An interview with Cato’s Daniel Mitchell: Why he’ll argue against the motion, “Congress should pass Obama’s jobs plan – piece by piece,” at the Oct. 25 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

Friday, October 21, 2011

An interview with Cato’s Daniel Mitchell: Why he’ll argue against the motion, “Congress should pass Obama’s jobs plan – piece by piece,” at the Oct. 25 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Following this link for Mitchell’s four pieces of evidence that Obama is no friend to ordinary workers.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Businesses are not charities—if it's not profitable to hire workers, it's not going to happen. And it takes money to create jobs—more specifically, labor isn't very useful or productive unless investors are providing capital.

Thursday, July 22, 2010
Wednesday, December 31, 1969