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Daniel Sutter

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Daniel Sutter is Affiliated Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center and Professor of Economics at the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University.

A nationally recognized authority on the economics of weather, Professor Sutter has published in top journals in both the social and natural sciences including Applied Economics, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Public Choice, Economics and Wind, Weather and Forecasting, Natural Hazards Review, the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, and the Journal of Regulatory Economics. He has been awarded fellowships and grants by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, and the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research.

 Professor Sutter earned his PhD in economics from George Mason University.

Recent Articles and Publications

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August 23, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb climate change will require enormous sacrifice. The enormity of the required sacrifice suggests that we should have consensus on the goal before acting.
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August 22, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
More than three million students will begin college this year, many pursuing degrees needed for high paying jobs.
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August 21, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Zoning and land use regulation has largely choked off housing construction in many American cities.  This is an unintended but predictable consequence of requiring government permission for building.
June 5, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Trillions of pieces of plastic are creating huge garbage patches in the world’s oceans.  One company’s efforts to do something about this problem can lead us to rethink some perceived economic wisdom.

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