Scott Lincicome
Scott Lincicome
Scott Lincicome
Scott Lincicome is an international trade attorney, adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute and Visiting Lecturer at Duke University. As a trade lawyer, Scott litigates trade disputes in the United States, Europe, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and various other international jurisdictions, and advises clients on trade agreements, trade-related regulations and legislation, U.S. trade policy, and WTO matters. He specializes in advising clients on how to best conform their transactions and policies to global trade rules and related national regulations. Outside of the firm, Scott has advised presidential and congressional candidates on international economic policy, and authored or co-authored several policy papers published by Cato and other organizations. He also routinely writes and speaks on economic policy and politics, and blogs on these issues at his personal blog. The views he expresses in these pages are Scott Lincicome's alone and do not necessarily reflect those of his employer. Follow him on Twitter, @scottlincicome.
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America’s Horrible, No Good, Messed-Up Trade Policy (and How to Fix It)

Americans currently pay high taxes on food, clothing, automobiles, industrial inputs and other goods and services, and their own trade policy keeps it that way.

Obamacare and American Jobs: An Unfinished Story

The Left claims that recent data says Obamacare hasn’t put Americans out of work. Not so fast.

Corporate America (Well, Not All of It, At Least) Won’t Abandon a Free Market GOP

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Where You Live — and the Taxes You Don’t Pay There — Can Change Your Life

Why Texas is best for Dwight Howard’s bank account.

Farm Bill Reform? Not So Fast

The House has a chance to make substantive reform a possibility. Will it go through with it? That’s another question.

Calculating the Real Cost of Corporate Welfare

Cronyism is a real and important problem for American families. But how we evaluate the cost also matters.

The Taper That Wasn’t

The Federal Reserve announced yesterday that it would not, contrary to previous indications and the expectations of the entire financial world, begin to taper its “QE3” Read Full Article >

The Farm Bill is back — and it’s still terrible

Not only ridiculously expensive, but ridiculously counterproductive.