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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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November 1, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
Some commentators and politicians have proposed regulating Facebook, Twitter, and Google as public utilities.  To make sense of this proposal, let’s consider the economic role of public utilities.
September 18, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
Like many cities, Troy is trying to figure out how Airbnb rentals fit into the existing legal and regulatory environment. 
September 13, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
Several dozen Alabama school districts are offering free lunches to all students this year.
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August 2, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Gregory Wrightstone, Daniel Sutter, Mischa Popoff, James H. Rust, Kenneth Haapala, Jay Lehr
“If adopted, this regulation would be another promise kept by President Donald Trump.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.

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