Samuel Hammond

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Samuel Hammond is the director of poverty and welfare policy for the Niskanen Center, a moderate think tank based in Washington, D.C. 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. His research focuses on the effectiveness of cash transfers in alleviating poverty, and how free markets can be complemented by robust systems of social insurance.