Ted Yanez

Ted Yanez is the Founder/Writer/Economist at The Libertarian Economist. His research interests are macroeconomics, labor economics, and public economics. Ted loves to write about politics, economics, and anything else that comes to mind. When he’s not writing or conducting research, he works on projects for Oregon’s elected officials and political campaigns. Ted’s work has also been published in smaller outlets, including the Emerald Media Group. Ted earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Oregon.

Recent blog posts by this author

How Public Pension Liabilities Are Becoming Public Threats

In most states, people tend to worry about things like education or the economy. In Oregon, public pensions are suddenly at the forefront of political discussions. Why? Because the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) in Oregon is more than $25...