Bruce Bartlett, the author of REAGANOMICS, one of the Wall Street Journal's "best business books of the year" in 1981, has been actively involved in the mainstream conservative movement for more than 30 years. He worked for Jack Kemp in the 1970s, was executive director of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress in the 1980s, and later worked in the Reagan White House and at the Treasury Department during the administration of the first President Bush. He has been a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation and the Cato Institute. He also writes a syndicated column that appears regularly in the Washington Times, New York Sun, Investor's Business Daily, townhall.com, NRO and other newspapers and websites. Over the years, he has written over 1,400 articles for these and other publications, such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Commentary, and Fortune Magazine.
THE BENEFIT AND THE BURDEN: Tax Reform—Why We Need It and What It Will Take (Simon & Schuster, 2012)
THE NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
WRONG ON RACE: The Democratic Party's Forgotten Past (St. Martin's Press, 2008)