Mr. Doug Bandow

Posted in: Charitable Services/Income Maintenance, Crime/Self Defense/Illegal Drugs, Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism, Legal/Regulatory/Judicial, Society/Family/Community/Religion, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

Senior Fellow , Cato Institute
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Springfield VA
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Researches issues, develops policy alternatives and writes in such areas as health care, regulation, law, economics and foreign policy. Columnist for Copley News Service, writes weekly commentary on politics and public policy appearing in major newspapers across the country. Former special assistant to President Ronald Reagan.

Academic Background

B.S.: Florida State University (Economics).
J.D.: Stanford University School of Law.

Publications or Presentations

The Politics of Envy: Statism as Theology (New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1994).
Beyond Good Intentions: A Biblical View of Politics (Westchester, Ill.: Crossway Books, 1988).
Numerous articles in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Harpers, New Republic, etc. Appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN.

Issue Specialities

Health care, environment, minimum wage, employment, civil society, inner city issues, economic liberty, limited government, government growth, government spending, drug policy, religion.

Calvert Index

Charitable Services/Income Maintenance
Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
Crime/Self Defense/Illegal Drugs
Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism