Eric Banfield

ECBanfield@thefreemanonline.org

Mr. Banfield is owner of Banfield Analytical Services in Westmont, Illinois. As an adjunct policy analyst for the Heartland Institute, he has testified before the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, The Illinois General Assembly, and a U.S. Republican Hearing on health-care reform.

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Business–Government Collusion

Businesses Should End Their Dependence on Government Privilege

FEBRUARY 01, 1995 by ERIC BANFIELD

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One Information Superhighway: Take It or Leave it?

Citizens Should Resist the Idea of a Single Superhighway

AUGUST 01, 1994 by ERIC BANFIELD

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The Forgotten Consumer

Both opponents and proponents of free trade ignore its effect on the consumer.

MARCH 01, 1993 by ERIC BANFIELD

Both opponents and proponents of free trade ignore its effect on the consumer.

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State Health Insurance Regulations

Government must deregulate the insurance business.

JANUARY 01, 1993 by ERIC BANFIELD

Government must deregulate the insurance business.

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