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Jeff Stier is a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C., and heads its Risk Analysis Division. Mr.

Jeff Stier is a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C., and heads its Risk Analysis Division. 

Mr. Stier is a frequent guest on CNBC, and has addressed health policy on CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, as well as network newscasts. He does over 100 radio shows a year, including on NPR and other nationally syndicated radio shows, as well as top-rated major market shows in cities including Boston, Philadelphia, and Dallas, plus regional broadcasts. 

Jeff's National Center op-eds have been published in top outlets including The Los Angeles Times, The New York Post, Newsday, Forbes, The Washington Examiner, and National Review Online.

Stier has testified at FDA scientific meetings, met with members of Congress and their staff about science policy, and has submitted testimony to state government legislative hearings.

Mr. Stier worked both in the office of the Mayor and in Corporation Counsel's office in the Giuliani administration in New York City. His responsibilities included planning environmental agency programs, legal analysis of proposed legislation, and health policy.

Mr. Stier is Chairman of the board of the Jewish International Connection, NY. While earning his law degree at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Mr. Stier served two terms as Editor-In-Chief of the Cardozo Law Forum.

Recent Articles and Publications

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June 30, 2017
By Jeff Stier
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross called Amazon's recent $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods a "clever move" because it marries Amazon's marketing and distribution expertise with a "high-quality, niche retailer."
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June 25, 2017
By Jeff Stier
The Senate just failed to roll back an Obama-era regulation that will discourage energy production, cost millions of dollars and kill thousands of American jobs.
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June 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Jeff Stier, John Dale Dunn
"Treating e-cigarettes like cigarettes can’t possibly lower exposure to secondhand smoke, because there is no secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes." - Jeff Stier
June 18, 2017
By Jeff Stier
The World Health Organization (WHO), the troubled United Nations (UN) health agency, has just elected a controversial new director-general. The choice should disturb taxpayers, members of Congress, and the Trump administration.
June 29, 2015
By Jeff Stier
Some five years after passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the law may not be achieving either end.
January 2, 2014
By Jeff Stier
He saved his worst ban for last. Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's nanny-state policies have left a trail of damage.
July 8, 2013
By Jeff Stier, Henry I. Miller
There are plenty of people out there telling us what we should eat—and worse, trying to use public policy to make us live by their opinions.
September 19, 2011
By Gregory Conley, Jeff Stier
Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that from 2005 to 2010, the nation’s smoking rate experienced a measly decline, from 20.9 percent to 19.3 percent.

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