Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Supporter and Friend Luncheon

Jun 23, 2010

Mercatus Center supporters and friends are invited to an invitation only, special event in Philadelphia, PA, a lunch featuring:

Dr. Garett Jones

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
The Capital Grille
1338 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Garett Jones is assistant professor of economics and senior scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.  Previously, he held the positions of assistant professor at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville and visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego.  His work has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Economic Growth, and Critical Review.

In addition to his academic work, Dr. Jones has also served as Economic Policy Adviser to Senator Orrin Hatch and as a staff economist to the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress.

Prior to earning his PhD in economics from the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Jones earned a BA in history from Brigham Young University, a Master of Public Administration degree from Cornell and an MA in political science from UC Berkeley.
At this event, he will speak about the implications of the government’s continued spending growth on tax policy. Garett will discuss possible consequences that increased taxes could have on our economy.

There is no charge for those who have received an invitation by mail. Dress is business casual. We encourage you to bring a friend or associate who might be interested in our work at the Mercatus Center.

To RSVP for yourself and your guests, please contact Megan Gandee at or via e-mail at If you did not receive an invitation by mail and would like to attend, please contact Julie Burden at or by phone at 703.344.3219.