Courtney Joslin leads R Street’s birth control deregulation research initiative and works on occupational licensing issues.

Most recently, Courtney was the policy analyst for the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University, where she focused on occupational licensing, prison reform and other state policy issues, working with policy makers and scholars. Prior to this, she was an MA fellow at George Mason University.

Courtney has been published in a number of outlets, both regional and national, including POLITICO, The Huffington Post and Orange County Register. She also authored a chapter in the book, Knowledge and Incentives in Policy: Using Public Choice and Market Process Theory to Analyze Public Policy Issues (2018).

She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in economics at George Mason University.

Courtney lives in Montgomery, Alabama with her husband, Will, and their Brittany Spaniel, Stonewall.


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