Jason Sorens is a lecturer in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College and program director of Dartmouth's Political Economy Project. His research focuses on fiscal federalism, U.S. state politics and movements for regional autonomy and independence around the world.

Sorens is the author of the 2012 book Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy and co-author of the latest edition of the Cato Institute's biennially revised book Freedom in the 50 States. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University.

September 24, 2018

Tax Incentives’ Bipartisan Folly

Companies are always going to "shop states" for the best deals. Low taxes and business-friendly policies are a better way to grow jobs.