Michael Tanner
Cato Institute

Michael Tanner, senior fellow, Cato Institute, leads research on various domestic policies with an emphasis on poverty and social welfare, health care reform, and Social Security. The author of numerous books, including Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis and Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It, his work has appeared in media outlets throughout the nation. A prolific writer and frequent guest lecturer, he is a weekly columnist for the National Review (online) and a contributing columnist for the New York Post.