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Carl P. Close
Research Fellow and Senior Editor
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Carl P. Close is Senior Editor and Research Fellow at The Independent Institute and Assistant Editor of The Independent Review. Since mid-1999 he has written the Institute’s weekly email newsletter, The Lighthouse. He is also co-editor (with Robert Higgs) of Re-Thinking Green: Alternatives to Environmental Bureaucracy, The Challenge of Liberty: Classical Liberalism Today, and Opposing the Crusader State: Alternatives to Global Interventionism. Prior to joining the Independent Institute, he worked in various capacities in the financial services industry. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics from San Francisco State University and his master’s degree in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he also worked as a graduate teaching assistant.

Books
Opposing the Crusader State 2007
The Challenge of Liberty 2006
Re-Thinking Green 2005
Audio
New Directions for Peace and Security November 6, 2007
Bureaucracy vs. The Environment: What Should Be Done? June 28, 2006

Events
New Directions for Peace and Security November 6, 2007
Bureaucracy vs. The Environment: What Should Be Done? June 28, 2006
Commentary
Are Workers Earning Less Than They Used To? December 14, 2005
Environmental Doom and Economic Slowdown: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy October 27, 2005
Taxing Taxpayers on a Train Ride March 2, 2002
The Anti-Entitlement Revolution February 28, 2000
Wolf Recovery January 1, 1996
Beacon Blog Posts
Patent Trolls: Their Threat to U.S. Innovation—and the Solutions August 19, 2014
Sweatshops: Misunderstood Paths Out of Poverty July 29, 2014
Do Private Prisons Make Financial Sense for States? July 2, 2014
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MyGovCost Blog Posts
Trapped by the State April 15, 2014
Farm Pork Even After Death August 8, 2013
The $800 per Person Uncertainty Tax May 1, 2013
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