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Tom Church

Research Fellow

Tom Church is a policy fellow at the Hoover Institution. He studies health care policy, entitlement reform, income inequality, poverty, and the federal budget. He also contributes to PolicyEd, the Hoover Institution’s initiative to educate Americans about public policy.

He has researched the fiscal effects of major health care proposals. In 2015 he edited the book Inequality & Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker with John B. Taylor and Chris Miller. He also hosts The Libertarian podcast with Richard Epstein.

Church received his master’s degree in public policy with honors from Pepperdine University, specializing in economics and international relations. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and political science from the University of Michigan.

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