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BRI Virtual Event Series with Edward Timmons, Ph.D. – “Occupational Licensing Reform in Medicine”

February 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Edward Timmons, Ph.D. joins Benjamin Rush Institute to talk about how reforms in occupational licensing can and will impact healthcare on Thursday, February 25 at 1pm ET. Register NOW for this free event – http://bit.ly/BRI_Timmons

Edward Timmons is Professor of Economics and Director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) at Saint Francis University. He completed his Ph.D in Economics at Lehigh University. He enjoys teaching economics to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. His research has been published in The Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Journal of Labor Research, the British Journal of Industrial Relations, Health Policy, Monthly Labor Review, and Nicotine and Tobacco Research. His research has been heavily cited by the popular press, by the Federal Trade Commission, the Obama White House, and also in a Senate hearing entitled “License to Compete: Occupational Licensing and the State Action Doctrine.” He has authored numerous articles in the popular press in publications including Harvard Business Review, the Philadelphia Inquirer, US News & World Report, The Hill, the Tampa Bay Times, the Dallas Morning News, the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Detroit News, the Virginian-Pilot, the Tennessean and the South Florida Sun Sentinel. In May of 2014 he worked as a visiting research fellow at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Moncalieri, Italy.

He is a Senior Affiliated Scholar at the Mercatus Center, a Senior Research Fellow at the Archbridge Institute, a member of the Board of Policy Advisors of the Heartland Institute, and a former visiting fellow with the Badger Institute.