Out of Work in America
Is Government the Cause or Cure?
Thursday, July 22, 1993
Senior Managing Director and Chief Economist Bear Stearns & Company, Inc.; former Associate Director for Economics and Planning in the Office of Management and Budget and an Advisory Committee Member of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac)
Senior Economist, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress
Distinguished Professor of Applied Economics, John Hopkins University
Richard Keith "Dick" Armey is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas's 26th congressional district and House Majority Leader. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oklahoma and served on the economics faculty at the University of Montana from, West Texas A&M University, Austin College, and the University of North Texas, where he served as chairman of the economics department. Armey became co-chairman of Citizens for a Sound Economy, which in 2004 merged with Empower America to become FreedomWorks. He is the author of the books, The Freedom Revolution; The Flat Tax: A Citizen's Guide to the Facts on What It Will Do for You, Your Country, and Your Pocketbook; Armey's Axioms: 40 Hard-Earned Truths from Politics, Faith, and Life; Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto (with Matt Kibbe); and Price Theory: a Policy-Welfare Approach.