Mike Moffatt has studied economics at four different universities in three countries and has taught economics at both the university and community college levels. His writing and research center on such areas as optimal pricing, taxation, exchange rates and free-market environmental policy. Moffat contributed 260 articles in more than seven years writing for ThoughtCo, mainly on economic issues including free-market policy, as well as the economic effect of tariffs, meaning of money, and pleasure of products.
Mike Moffatt holds honors Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and economics from the University of Western Ontario and a master's degree in economic theory from the University of Rochester. He has also done graduate work at Queen's University at Kingston.
Moffat has won a number of academic awards, including a gold medal for political science and economics from the University of Western Ontario for being the top graduating student in his class.
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