Daniel J. Mitchell is Chairman of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity and a top expert on fiscal policy. Mitchell is a strong advocate of a flat tax, limited government, and international tax competition. Mitchell was a senior fellow with the Cato Institute, the Heritage Foundation, and an economist for Senator Bob Packwood and the Senate Finance Committee. He also served on the 1988 Bush/Quayle transition team and was Director of Tax and Budget Policy for Citizens for a Sound Economy. His articles can be found in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Investor's Business Daily, and Washington Times. He is a frequent guest on radio and television and a popular speaker on the lecture circuit. Mitchell holds bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.