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Daniel T. Griswold

Associate Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute

Dan Griswold is associate director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Trade Policy Studies.

Before joining Cato, he served for 12 years as editorial page editor of “The Gazette,” a daily newspapers in Colorado Springs, Colorado. From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Griswold was press secretary for former U.S. Congressman Vin Weber (R-Minnesota).

Mr. Griswold has testified before congressional committees and commissions on the U.S. trade deficit and on the impact of steel protection. His studies have focused on the trade deficit, imports and manufacturing, the World Trade Organization, congressional voting on trade and Mexican immigration.

He is co-editor of the Cato book, “Economic Casualties: How U.S. Foreign Policy Undermines Trade, Growth and Liberty” (1999).

Mr. Griswold earned a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin at Madison — and a Diploma in economics and a Master’s degree in politics of the world economy from the London School of Economics.

Articles by Daniel T. Griswold

More Like Us: The Growth of the Global Middle Class

How has globalization contributed to creating a global middle class?

February 22, 2010

The Global Economy and Me

What does your closet reveal about your place in the global economy?

February 19, 2010

Immigrants: Too Much of a Burden?

Are the negative impacts of immigrants exaggerated — while their positive effects are overlooked?

June 22, 2007

Are Trade Deficits Good for the U.S. Economy?

Does the U.S. economy grow faster in years with a high trade deficit?

February 15, 2005

Does Trade Promote Democracy?

Does free trade promote democracy and political and civil freedom?

January 23, 2004