Dr. Edward L. Hudgins III
1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
BiographyFormer senior economist for the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, working on trade and regulatory issues.
Has traveled extensively studying and lecturing on the problems of government controls and promoting market solutions on a state and national level.
Has appeared on numerous television shows, including public television's NewsHour and Dateline NBC.
Academic BackgroundB.A.: University of Maryland at College Park (Government & Politics).
M.A.: American University (Political Theory).
Ph.D.: Catholic University (Political Philosophy).
Publications or Presentations"Memo to Mafia: Smuggle Cigarettes," Cato Institute Regulation, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1998.
"The Extortion Approach to Regulation," Cato Institute Regulation, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1997.
"State Regulatory Measures," Cato Institute Regulation, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1996.
Issue SpecialitiesAgriculture, pharmaceuticals, labor, space, transportation, postal service, Americans with Disabilities Act, ethics, privatization, private property, regulatory policy, land use, urban sprawl, smart growth, education, school choice, trade.
Calvert IndexTaxation/Budget/Economic Policy
State & Municipal Services/Privatization
Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences