Daniel T. Griswold

Daniel Griswold is the former director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at Cato. He is an expert in the areas of globalization, trade and immigration. He authored Mad about Trade: Why Main Street America Should Embrace Globalization, and has conducted a number of studies in immigration and globalization.



by Daniel T. Griswold on Aug 15, 2008

Historically, the US maintained a stance of open borders. Only in recent years have immigration regulations been put into place.


Free Trade

by Daniel T. Griswold on Aug 15, 2008

Free trade allows for goods and services to move freely across borders. It is the best way to distribute resources to those that value them most.


Seven Moral Arguments for Free Trade

by Daniel T. Griswold on Jul 1, 2001

Daniel Griswold argues that free trade is not only more efficient than protectionism but also more moral.