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Economics & Public Policy

Dr. Samuel Gregg

Acton Institute

Dr. Samuel Gregg is director of research at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. He has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in moral philosophy and political economy from the University of Oxford and has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, and natural law theory. He is the author of several books, including Morality, Law, and Public Policy (2000); Economic Thinking for the Theologically Minded (2001); On Ordered Liberty (2003); his prize-winning The Commercial Society (2007); Becoming Europe: Economic Decline, Culture, and How America Can Avoid a European Future (2013); Tea Party Catholic: The Catholic Case for Limited Government, a Free Economy and Human Flourishing (2013); and Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization (2019). Dr. Gregg regularly publishes in journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy; Economic Affairs; Ethics and Public Policy; Foreign Affairs; and his opinion-pieces appear in publications such as the Wall Street Journal Europe; National Review; American Spectator; and Australian Financial Review.