People / Staff

Colin Mortimer

Colin Mortimer is the Director of the Neoliberal Project at PPI, which seeks to develop a salient identity around the center-left values that have increasingly come under fire in this age of populism. As Director, the Neoliberal Project has developed a network of tens of thousands of individuals around the world advocating for issues such as zoning reform, carbon taxation and free trade in their communities. Prior to joining PPI, Colin was a consultant at Bates White Economic Consulting focusing on healthcare antitrust. He graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2019 with degrees in Economics and Mathematics-Statistics. His thesis focussed on the effects the Affordable Care Act had on Congressional races.

Writings

Op-eds and Articles

By / 4.17.2020

The United States Postal Service (USPS), like many other businesses right now, is in dire straits. Solicitation mailer volume, a major revenue source for the USPS, has dried up as businesses remain shut down. On Thursday, the Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan informed Congress that the nation’s mail service would need $89 billion or else […]

Publications

By / 4.2.2020

Expanding Postal Voting to Preserve Democratic Institutions During the COVID-19 Crisis The recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States has caused an untold amount of economic, political and social disruption. Trillions of dollars in economic activity has been lost, and in the first week of the crisis 3.3 million workers reported being laid off1. […]

Blog

By / 2.10.2020

Nearly three years ago, the earliest iteration of the Neoliberal Project came about. It was in the form of a forum where economics undergraduate students could gather to discuss economics and the policy implications of the field. We called the forum r/neoliberal. We didn’t name our forum that to make a political statement from the […]