Jeffrey Miron

ECONOMICS & LIBERTARIANISM SCHOLAR; DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
Dr. Jeffrey Miron is a scholar on economic policy and libertarianism. He is Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University, and he also serves as Director of Economics Studies at the Cato Institute.

Dr. Miron's commentary on economic policy has appeared on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, Bloomberg, Fox, BBC, and dozens of other television, radio, and print media around the world.

He also has been published widely in both scholarly journals and media outlets such as CNN.com, NYTimes.com, and forbes.com.

Dr. Miron's area of expertise is the economics of libertarianism. He has written extensively on the economic case against drug prohibition, and he has been a vocal critic of the Treasury bailout and the Obama administration's fiscal stimulus.

Dr. Miron is also a renowned educator. The Senior Class at Harvard has chosen him four times as one of their favorite teachers—his most popular offering is a course titled "A Libertarian Perspective on Economic and Social Policy," which has attracted more than nine hundred students over ten years.

Dr. Miron has previously served on the faculty of the University of Michigan, as well as Boston University where he was a department chairman for six years. He holds a B.A. in economics from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T.


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