Joe Cobb is a Policy Advisor to The Heartland Institute and a former Senior Fellow in Economics at The Heritage Foundation.
Joe Cobb received his degrees in economics from the University of Chicago, where he was editor of the New Individualist Review. Its faculty advisors were the Nobel Laureates F.A. Hayek, Milton Friedman, and George J. Stigler.
In 1993-96, Joe was the John M. Olin Senior Fellow in Economics at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, and has also served as Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee (1992-93), Staff Director of the Congressional Joint Economic Committee (1990-91), Economic Advisor with the State Department’s U.S. Mission to the O.A.S. (1982-83), and Deputy Director in the White House Office of Policy Information (1982). He is a Past President of the National Association of Business Economists, National Capital Chapter, and taught economics for a number of years at Concordia University, Saddleback College, and Orange Coast College.
Joe is an expert on the income tax. He has testified several times before the tax-writing House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee and worked as a Senate staff aide with the Finance Committee, which amends tax legislation in Congress.
See his complete Curriculum Vitae for more information, including a list of published articles and manuscripts.