Skip Navigation

Daniel Sutter

dsutter

Contact Daniel Sutter

dsutter@troy.edu 956-665-2494

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

view all by this author
September 14, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
Economic freedom leads to more opportunity for income mobility.
Tags
August 23, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
Addressing Americans’ vaccine hesitancy requires talking with them about their concerns and fears.  This conversation must be respectful and not simply lead to social media shaming.
August 2, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
Economists define efficiency in terms of consumer preferences. Consumer sovereignty is the basis on which we judge the economy’s performance.
July 27, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
The redesign of society is totally at odds with Americans’ stated willingness to spend to limit global warming.

2018 By the Numbers

See what sets Heartland apart:
82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
78%
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
45%
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
3.2 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2018
184 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
158 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching over 34,000 guests in 2018.
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week