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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.