About the Author

Joseph Haslag
Chief Economist

Joseph Haslag is a professor and the Kenneth Lay Chair in economics a

Susan Pendergrass
Director of Research and Education Policy

Susan Pendergrass was Vice President of Research and Evaluation for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools before joining the Show-Me Institute. Prior to coming to the National Alliance, Susan was a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education during the Bush administration and a senior research scientist at the National Center for Education Statistics during the Obama administration. She earned a Ph.D. in Public Policy from George Mason University.

Mission Statement

Advancing liberty with responsibility by promoting market solutions for Missouri public policy.

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