Better Off Welfare

Studies | Welfare

No. 255
Monday, October 07, 2002
by Joe Barnett


About the Author

Joe Barnett is Director of Publications at the National Center for Policy Analysis, where he is responsible for the institute's publishing program, working with academic authors, independent experts and the NCPA policy staff in the writing, editing and printing of NCPA books, studies and periodicals. He edits Executive Alert, the NCPA's bimonthly compilation of the best in public policy research.

Barnett also edits Daily Policy Digest, the NCPA's e-mail and Web-based newsletter summarizing public policy research news for opinion leaders. As an NCPA analyst and editor, he has conducted research, and written and edited studies covering economic, education, welfare, tax and regulatory policies.

Prior to joining the NCPA in 1995, Barnett held various positions with Ernst & Young and McGraw-Hill. He also served three years in Washington, D.C., as a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Ron Paul (RTexas). He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Texas at Arlington.


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