About the Author
Robert A. Lawson
Robert A. Lawson is Professor of Economics and George H. Moor Chair in the School of Management at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. He earned his B.S. in economics from the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in economics from Florida State University.
Lawson has professional publications in Public Choice, Cato Journal, Kyklos, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, and European Journal of Political Economy.
He is a senior fellow with the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions where he has written extensively on issues of state and local public finance. Lawson served as president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education and is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.