Jared Meyer

Jared Meyer

Manhattan Institute

Jared Meyer is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. His research interests include microeconomic theory and the economic effects of government regulations. He is the coauthor with Diana Furchtgott-Roth of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young (Encounter Books, May 2015), and the author of Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy (Encounter Books, May 2016). Meyer has testified before the House Republican Policy Committee, House Budget Committee, Joint Economic Committee, House Education and Workforce Committee, and House Judiciary Committee. He is a regular contributor to The FederalistCapXForbes, and Reason.

Blog Posts

Government puts tobacco interests above a billion lives

Despite its health benefits, vaping faces strong opposition from the government and a variety of special interests.

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Are Millennials Actually Lazy?

Those “lazy, self-centered, millennials” get a bad rap. Jared Meyer, author of “Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young” explains how this generation both has higher standards of living and…

How To Solve The Student Debt Crisis

Government and media are overwhelming champions of getting a college degree (“investing in your future”), but when 6 in 10 students aren’t graduating within four years, it may not be…