David Kreutzer is Research Fellow in Energy Economics and Climate Change, Heritage Foundation. Kreutzer joined the Heritage Foundation in February after teaching economics at James Madison University for 23 years and at Ohio University for three years before that. Before moving to the Washington area he was mayor of a town even smaller than Wasilla, Va. He earned BA and MA degrees in economics at Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. Kreutzer's research has appeared in journals such as The Journal of Political Economy, the National Tax Journal, Economic Inquiry, The Southern Economic Journal, Applied Economics and The Journal of Energy and Development. He has also written for mainstream media outlets including The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Times.