Samuel Hammond

Samuel Hammond
Poverty and Welfare Analyst
Niskanen Center

Samuel Hammond is the Director of Poverty and Welfare Studies at the Niskanen Center. He previously worked as an economist for the Government of Canada specializing in rural economic development, and as a graduate research fellow for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His research focuses on the effectiveness of cash transfers in alleviating poverty, and the many ways free markets can be complemented by robust systems of social insurance.

Recent Publications

August 16, 2018

As ITIF’s Alan McQuinn and Samuel Hammond of the Niskanen Center write for the Daily Caller, the next generation of supersonic passenger jets is projected to be cleaner, cheaper, and more affordable—helping increase accessibility to every corner of Spaceship Earth.