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Jeffrey A. Tucker

Jeffrey A. Tucker is Editorial Director for the American Institute for Economic Research and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Tucker is also a columnist at Forbes, Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Austrian Economics Center in Vienna, Austria, Research Affiliate for the RMIT University Blockchain Innovation Hub in Melbourne, Australia, Honorary Fellow of Mises Brazil, affiliate fellow of the Acton Institute and Mackinac Institute, and founder of the original CryptoCurrency Conference.

He is author of many thousands of articles in the scholarly and popular press and eight books in five languages. He speaks widely on topics of economics, technology, social philosophy, and culture.

Recent Articles and Publications

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February 27, 2020
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
President Donald Trump is fighting to roll back federal appliance standards which are leaving people in the dark, dirty, and possibly ill.
February 5, 2020
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
There was also an interesting regionalism in operation here: the left coast vs the heartland, and just look who won! Political allegory anyone?
January 21, 2020
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
Trump is exactly right that problems trace to preposterous government regulations designed to save water that actually end up using more, and not dealing with the real problem which has nothing to do with domestic water use. 
November 20, 2019
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
A few days ago, it was my pleasure to spend two hours listening to the ideas and concerns of a well-educated and politically informed – dare I say socially privileged – self-described socialist.
December 11, 2014
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
This article, written by Foundation for Economic Education distinguished fellow and Heartland Institute policy advisor Jeffery Tucker, discusses the use of Bitcoin—an online peer-to-peer currency and payment system first developed in 2008—as an
November 29, 2014
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
This article, written by Foundation for Economic Education distinguished fellow and Heartland Institute policy advisor Jeffery Tucker, discusses a November 2014 New York Times article about the decline of taxicab medallions in the city and elsewhere in
November 5, 2014
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
This article, written by Foundation for Economic Education distinguished fellow and Heartland Institute policy advisor Jeffery Tucker, discusses the rise of smartphone-based peer-to-peer businesses such as Lyft, TaskRabbit, and WunWun, and their effect
October 28, 2014
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
This article, written by Foundation for Economic Education distinguished fellow and Heartland Institute policy advisor Jeffery Tucker, discusses the “peer-to-peer revolution”—also called the “sharing economy”—and examines how the execution of free-market

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