CONWAY, S.C., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel J. "Dan" Mitchell, a libertarian economist and senior fellow at the Cato Institute, will speak at Coastal Carolina University's Economic Summit scheduled for September 29 at Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Mr. Mitchell, who joined the Cato Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2007, is involved in tax policy, and deals with issues such as the flat tax and international tax competition. In addition to his Cato Institute responsibilities, he co-founded the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, an organization formed to protect international tax competition.
Dan Mitchell'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 is the author of Flat Tax: Freedom, Fairness, Jobs, and Growth (1996), and co-author with Chris Edwards of Tax Revolution: The Rise of Tax Competition and the Battle to Defend It (2008). His daily blog, Liberty – Restraining Government in America and Around the World, discusses economic sanity issues affecting sustainable freedom and prosperity.
Mr. Mitchell is a frequent television commentator and appears regularly on all major networks, including CBS, NBC, ABC, CNBC, FOX, CNN, and C-SPAN.
"We are pleased to announce that Dan Mitchell has accepted our invitation to speak," said Barbara Ritter, Dean of CCU's E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration. "He is a well-respected economist and will be a welcome addition to the Summit."
The Summit, scheduled for September 29 at Pine Lakes Country Club, is administrated by CCU's Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development. For more information visit The Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development at CCU
The Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development serves students and professionals engaged in all facets of real estate and economic development and provides market analysis, study-based scholarships, networking opportunities, internships and technical study tours of international sites.
The Grant Center leverages the global ties of Coastal Carolina University and key partners, including students, alumni, faculty, staff and board members. It offers courses in commercial and investment real estate, publishes scholarly research and produces applied studies for stakeholders in the region. The center also hosts the annual real estate and economic summit and awards gala, provides seminar talks on a regular basis and consults for various private, government and nonprofit groups.
The key mission is to support the education of its students to the highest levels of competence and professionalism and to broaden the economic base of the region, serving as a bridge between Coastal Carolina University and the wider community.
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