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Adam Millsap is a senior fellow at the Charles Koch Institute (CKI) with a focus on economic opportunity. His research and writing covers urban development, population trends, labor markets, and federal and local urban public policy. Prior to joining CKI, Millsap served as assistant director of the L. Charles Hilton Jr. Center for the Study of Economic Prosperity and Individual Opportunity at Florida State University. He also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in economics there, and at Clemson University and George Mason University.

Millsap’s published works include the book Dayton: The Rise, Decline, and Transition of an Industrial City, and a range of op-eds and commentaries in national outlets such as USA TodayUS News and World Report, Real Clear Policy, and The Hill, as well as regional outlets such as the Detroit Free Press, Orlando Sentinel, Cincinnati Enquirer, Orange County Register, and others. He is also a regular Forbes contributor.

Millsap earned his master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Clemson University. He also holds a B.S. in economics and a B.A. in comparative religion from Miami University in Ohio.