Will Wilkinson
#68438 Overall Influence

Will Wilkinson

American writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

Will Wilkinson is an American writer who currently serves as Vice President of Policy at the Niskanen Center. Until August 2010, he was a research fellow at the Cato Institute where he worked on a variety of issues including Social Security privatization and, most notably, the policy implications of happiness research. Wilkinson was also the managing editor of the Cato Institute’s monthly web magazine, Cato Unbound. Previously, he was Academic Coordinator of the Social Change Project and the Global Prosperity Initiative at The Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and, before that, he ran the Social Change Workshop for Graduate Students for The Institute for Humane Studies. His political philosophy is described by The American Conservative magazine as “Rawlsekian”; that is, a mixture of John Rawls’s principles and Friedrich von Hayek’s methods. Wilkinson formerly described his political views as libertarian, but he now rejects that label.

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University of Northern Iowa
University of Northern Iowa

University in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States

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#65102 World Rank #16083 USA Rank