- PhD Fellow
Solomon Stein was born and raised in Maryland, and attended a private school in the Baltimore suburbs. He became interested in economics while preparing for college, and especially after taking introductory microeconomics his freshman year at Towson University. Since then, beyond the required course of study he participated in the College Fed Challenge and the Applied Math Lab program, working on constrained linear optimization relating to the transportation of chlorine. He also spent his final semester working as a research intern at the Cato Institute for the tax and budget policy scholars, and spent the summer of 2010 working at the Competitive Enterprise Institute as a Koch Summer Fellow. His primary research interests include capital theory, institutional analysis, and public choice theory.