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Edward Hudgins

The Atlas Society
Director of Advocacy

Edward Hudgins is Director of Advocacy at The Atlas Society. Formerly director of regulatory studies for the Cato Institute and editor of Regulation magazine, Ed is an expert on the regulation of space and transportation, pharmaceuticals, and labor. He served as a senior economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress and was both deputy director for economic policy studies and director of the Center for International Economic Growth at the Heritage Foundation. He has testified on many occasions before Congress.

Ed's opinion writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle, USA Today, Philadelphia Inquirer, Journal of Commerce, and Aviation Week & Space Technology, among other publications. He is the editor of Freedom to Trade: Refuting the New ProtectionismSpace: The Free Market Frontier and two books on postal service privatization. His latest collection is entitled An Objectivist Secular Reader.

Ed has appeared on NBC's Dateline NBC, National Public Radio, PBS, Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC and Voice of America. Hudgins has a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, a master's from American University, and a doctorate from Catholic University in political philosophy. He has taught at universities in the United States and in Germany.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, June 29

9:00am EDT