Daniel J. Mitchell is a top expert on tax reform and supply-side tax policy at the Cato Institute. Mitchell is a strong advocate of a flat tax and international tax competition.

My Articles

June 19, 2017, 12:16 PM EDT
I want a leftist (or anybody) to identify a successful statist nation, but I’m not holding my breath for good answers.
June 8, 2017, 2:27 PM EDT
The passive approach may be changing in some European nations.
May 30, 2017, 3:24 PM EDT
Government-mandated paid parental leave is just as misguided as childcare subsidies.
May 24, 2017, 11:14 AM EDT
It’s both amusing and frustrating to observe the reaction to President Trump’s budget.
May 10, 2017, 10:02 AM EDT
Why did the Soviet Empire collapse, and why are Cuba and North Korea so poor?
May 1, 2017, 10:09 AM EDT
A lower tax burden would be good for the country.
April 25, 2017, 10:51 AM EDT
Shutdown fights can be worthwhile.
April 21, 2017, 11:50 AM EDT
The recipe for growth and prosperity isn’t very complicated.
April 10, 2017, 11:52 AM EDT
You would think previous Middle Eastern messes would have taught us a lesson.
April 7, 2017, 3:28 PM EDT
What the U.N. gets wrong and fails to get right on taxes.
March 29, 2017, 11:33 AM EDT
Good outcomes under Reagan weren't random.
March 8, 2017, 2:32 PM EST
Japan is the nation that may offer the most relevant warning signs.
February 28, 2017, 11:44 AM EST
The United States is going to become another Greece.
February 16, 2017, 10:32 AM EST
The U.S. score dropped dramatically during Obama’s tenure.
February 2, 2017, 12:20 PM EST
Crony capitalists seek wealth by imposing costs on their competitors.
January 24, 2017, 10:58 AM EST
Red tape is a huge burden on the American economy.
January 19, 2017, 11:36 AM EST
Something significant – and bad – is happening in the statist community.
January 17, 2017, 9:37 AM EST
If you're guessing, it's not California, New York or Illinois.
January 12, 2017, 4:24 PM EST
Obama's farewell speech was long, but not due to his list of accomplishments
January 10, 2017, 3:55 PM EST
Small businesses shouldn’t be disadvantaged.