Courtney Joslin is commercial freedom fellow at the R Street Institute. She leads R Street’s birth control deregulation research initiative while also working on occupational licensing issues.

Courtney joined R Street in August 2018. She was most recently 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. She was also responsible for developing policy workshops with political leaders in Alabama. Prior to this, she was an MA Fellow at George Mason University.

She authored a chapter on economic development in Tennessee in the book, Knowledge and Incentives in Policy: Using Public Choice and Market Process Theory to Analyze Public Policy Issues

She has an MA in economics from George Mason University and a BS in accounting from the University of Tennessee. She lives in Montgomery, Alabama with her husband, Will, and their Brittany Spaniel, Stonewall.


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