The Cato Institute seeks to hire a budget expert to focus on state and local government tax and spending policies.
The budget expert would critique the budget policies of state and local lawmakers through policy studies, op-eds, books, blogposts, and media appearances. He or she would commission research from outside scholars, participate in panel discussions, and give speeches discussing problems with current budget policies and possible reforms. Candidates for the position should have strong research, writing, and communication skills, and a strong commitment to the principles of individual liberty and economic freedom. Advanced degree in economics or public policy preferred. Compensation and title will be commensurate with ability and experience.
Applicants should send their resume, cover letter, and writing samples to:
Director of Tax Policy Studies
1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax (202) 842-3490