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Daniel Benjamin

Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Clemson University


DANIEL BENJAMIN  is a senior fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) and director of the PERC Fellowship Program for graduate and law students with an interest in natural resources and the environment. Daniel has taugh at Montana State University, the University of Washington and the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Clemson University. He was a national fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a visiting distinguished scholar at the Universiy of Liverpool, England. During the Reagan administration, he spent several years in Washington, D.C., where he was deputy assistant secretary for policy and then chief of staff at the Department of Labor. Earlier he had served as a staff economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Benjamin and his wife have two children. They live in Clemson and spend summers in Bozeman, MT.