Vance Ginn, Ph.D., is the director of the Center for Economic Prosperity and a senior economist at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, one of the nation’s premier free-market think tanks. He is a leading free market economist with research to let people prosper in their unique way by removing government barriers in Texas, D.C., and beyond. He is a first generation college graduate, eventually earning his Ph.D. in economics from Texas Tech University. A former university lecturer, Dr. Ginn’s passion for teaching carries through in his work to help people understand how government policies affect them. Dr. Ginn has published papers in top-ranked academic journals, public policy research on critical issues, commentaries in major media outlets, and has scholarly works in progress. While at the Foundation, he has led the charge in conducting in-depth, dynamic studies and other research on the benefits of restraining government spending, cutting and eliminating taxes, and abolishing government barriers to competition. Dr. Ginn and his family reside in Round Rock, Texas. Follow Dr. Ginn on Twitter @VanceGinn.
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