Dr. Edward L. Hudgins III

Posted in: Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences, Legal/Regulatory/Judicial, State & Municipal Services/Privatization, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

Director, Regulatory Studies , Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington DC
Work Fax: (202) 296-0771
Email: ehudgins@cato.org
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Website: http://www.cato.org


Former 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 Background

B.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 Specialities

Agriculture, 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 Index

Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
State & Municipal Services/Privatization
Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences