Dan Mitchell is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC. He is one of the nation’s experts on the flat tax and has been the leading international voice in the fight to preserve tax competition, financial privacy, and fiscal sovereignty.
Dan’s work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Times, Washington Post, National Review, Villanova Law Review, Public Choice, Journal of Regulation and Social Cost, Emory Law Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Offshore Investment, Playboy, Investor’s Business Daily, and Worldwide Reinsurance Review. He has appeared on all the major networks, including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and C-SPAN.
Prior to joining Cato, Dan worked for the Heritage Foundation, Senator Bob Packwood, and Citizens for a Sound Economy. Dan also spent more than three years beginning every day by co-hosting a television show.
Dan earned a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University and undergraduate and Masters degrees from the University of Georgia.