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Roy Cordato

Roy Cordato
Roy Cordato

Roy Cordato is Vice President for Research and resident scholar at the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, NC. He is also a part time faculty member at NC State University where he teaches a primarily Austrian course called Political Economy of the Market Process and is faculty advisor for the Austrian Economics Forum made up of graduate and undergraduate students. From 1993-2000 he served as the Lundy Professor of Business Philosophy at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC. From 1987-1993 he was Senior Economist at the Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation (IRET) in Washington, DC. He has served as full time economics faculty at the University of Hartford and at Auburn University and as adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University. His publications include a 1992 book, Welfare Economics and Externalities in an Open Ended Universe (Kluwer Academic Publishers republished in 2007 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute). His articles have appeared in a number of economics journals (including the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics) and law reviews in addition to The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Times, Investor's Business Daily, The Journal of Commerce, The Congressional Record, The Orange County Register, The Freeman, Human Events, National Review Online, The Washington Examiner, Tax Notes and many other newspapers and magazines. In 2000 he received the Freedoms Foundation's Leavey Award in Free Enterprise Education. He is also a member of the Mont Pelerin Society and former executive board member of The Association of Private Enterprise Education. Cordato holds an M.A. in urban and regional economics from the University of Hartford and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. He also holds a Bachelors of Music Education from the Hartt School of Music.

He is a member of the FEE Faculty Network

Roy Cordato's Articles and Posts

Saving, Investment, and the Income Tax The Freeman
Saving, Investment, and the Income Tax
The Buffett Rule Will Create Jobs? The Freeman
The Buffett Rule Will Create Jobs?
Taxing Investment The Freeman
Taxing Investment

The income tax double-taxes saving relative to consumption, that is, reduces the returns to saving twice, while reducing the returns to consumption just once.

The VAT: Not Just Another Tax The Freeman
The VAT: Not Just Another Tax
Deficit Spending and Future Generations: Not What You Might Think The Freeman
Deficit Spending and Future Generations: Not What You Might Think
Ultimately, the real choice is not between deficit-financed and tax-financed spending. The moral question is whether we should have more spending and bigger government with less liberty or less spending with a smaller government and more liberty. The hand-wringing on the left and right about passing the cost of “stimulating” our economy onto future generations is misplaced. No matter how it’s financed, Obama’s new spending has the potential to stimulate only one thing: the size, scope, and power of government.
Climate Confusion: How Global Warming Hysteria Leads to Bad Science, Pandering Politicians, and Misguided Policies that Hurt the Poor The Freeman
Climate Confusion: How Global Warming Hysteria Leads to Bad Science, Pandering Politicians, and Misguided Policies that Hurt the Poor
Too Much Freedom The Freeman
Too Much Freedom
A Carbon Tax Will Fix Global Warming? It Just Aint So! The Freeman
A Carbon Tax Will Fix Global Warming? It Just Aint So!
A Higher Gasoline Tax Will "Solve Everything"? The Freeman
A Higher Gasoline Tax Will "Solve Everything"?
Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media The Freeman
Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media
Corporations Should Pay Higher Taxes? The Freeman
Corporations Should Pay Higher Taxes?
The State of the Air: Propaganda, Not Science The Freeman
The State of the Air: Propaganda, Not Science
In Bureaucracy We Trust? It Just Ain't So! The Freeman
In Bureaucracy We Trust? It Just Ain't So!
The Impossibility of Harming the Environment The Freeman
The Impossibility of Harming the Environment
Terrorism Is Good for the Economy? The Freeman
Terrorism Is Good for the Economy?
Energy Taxes and the Pretense of Knowledge The Freeman
Energy Taxes and the Pretense of Knowledge
High Gasoline Prices Are Your Fault? The Freeman
High Gasoline Prices Are Your Fault?
Free Markets and Highest Valued Use The Freeman
Free Markets and Highest Valued Use
Invisible Hand Obsolete? The Freeman
Invisible Hand Obsolete?
Taxing Choice: The Predatory Politics of Fiscal Discrimination The Freeman
Taxing Choice: The Predatory Politics of Fiscal Discrimination
Should There Be a Carbon Subsidy? The Freeman
Should There Be a Carbon Subsidy?
Market-Based Environmentalism vs. the Free Market The Freeman
Market-Based Environmentalism vs. the Free Market
Income and the Question of Rights The Freeman
Income and the Question of Rights
Environmentalism at the Crossroads: Green Activism in America The Freeman
Environmentalism at the Crossroads: Green Activism in America
Public Goods and Private Communities: The Market Provision of Social Services The Freeman
Public Goods and Private Communities: The Market Provision of Social Services

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