Samuel Hammond

Samuel Hammond is the director of Poverty and Welfare Policy at the Niskanen Center. He previously worked as an economist for the government of Canada specializing in rural economic development, and as a graduate research fellow for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.


Articles by Samuel Hammond

June 5, 2019 7:00 am

Trump’s Poverty-Line Proposal Is Wonkier Than It Seems

The policy change is minimal, but the outrage isn't.
Samuel Hammond
April 10, 2019 4:39 am

How to Prevent the Next Lordstown

Nothing is inevitable about manufacturing losses.
Samuel Hammond
February 8, 2019 7:55 am

The Cost of Trade With China

Providing ammunition to the barbarians.
Samuel Hammond