Is alcohol a good like other economic goods, or is alcohol a “catastrophe” that should be heavily taxed?
Edward Stringham is an Assistant Professor of Economics at San José State University and an Adjunct Scholar with Reason Foundation. He received his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2002. He is winner of the Paper of the Year Award from the Association of Private Enterprise, Best Article Award from the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, and Second Prize from the Independent Institute Garvey Essay Contest. Stringham serves on the Executive Committee of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics and on the Executive Committee of the Association of Private Enterprise Education.