Daniel T. Griswold

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Daniel T. Griswold (born 1958) is president of the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones, an organization based in Washington DC.[1] Prior to NAFTZ in January 2012, he served for 14 years as the director of the Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies, where he has authored numerous studies on trade and immigration policy. Before joining Cato in 1997, Griswold served as press secretary for Congressman Vin Weber of Minnesota, and later for 12 years as editorial page editor of the Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph. He has written for major newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times, appeared on CNN, PBS, C-Span and other national TV and radio networks, and testified before congressional committees. He was born in a small Midwestern town, graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a bachelor's degree in journalism and economics, and received a master's degree in the Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics.[2] In 2001, he wrote a Cato Institute article about the benefits of a high trade deficit.[3] He also wrote the book Mad About Trade, in 2009. He lives with his wife, Elizabeth, and children in Northern Virginia.


  1. ^ http://www.naftz.org/
  2. ^ Griswold, Daniel T., Mad About Trade. 2009 Cato Institute, Washington D.C.
  3. ^ America's Record Trade Deficit: A Symbol of Strength

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