Brian Balfour is Senior Vice President of Research for the John Locke Foundation, where he oversees the organization’s research and analysis on a variety of issues. He previously worked for the Civitas Institute for 13 years, and has a master’s degree in economics from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

He specializes in fiscal policy issues and is also the author of the e-book “Economics in Action,” which teaches the free-market principles of the ‘Austrian School’ of economics.