Research Analyst, Reason Foundation
Nicholas DeSimone is a research analyst at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. His work focuses on the privatization of services at all levels of government.
Prior to joining Reason, DeSimone worked at the Independent Institute. He is also a Koch Fellow alum of the Charles Koch Institute.
He holds a B.A. in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
DeSimone is based in Washington, DC.
Opening up USPS to competition and capital investment through an IPO is a great way to save taxpayer money and encourage innovation.
A “Housing First” program helps the homeless find permanent housing and connects them to the community, health, human, and financial services.
The potential to improve operations through a public-private partnership is a positive move, considering the poor track record of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
While private sector providers of last mile delivery expand and innovate, the USPS has become constrained by politics, hemorrhages billions annually and is struggling to stay relevant.
Camelot replaces Northstar Lottery Group as private manager of the state lottery.