Adam Hoffer is the Director of the Menard Family Initiative and an associate professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. Dr. Hoffer teaches undergraduate courses in microeconomics, sports economics, and political economy. He earned his undergraduate degree from Washington & Jefferson College and his Ph.D. from West Virginia University. Dr. Hoffer is on the board of Policy Advisors of the Heartland Institute and he is a research scholar with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is the co-editor of the edited volumes For Your Own Good: Taxes, Paternalism, and Fiscal Discrimination in the Twenty-First Century and Regulation and Economic Opportunity: Blueprints for Reform.