Daniel Takash is a regulatory policy fellow at the Niskanen Center. He researches regulatory policies on occupational licensing, financialization, land use regulation and zoning, intellectual property, and other topics related to regressive rent-seeking.
Prior to joining Niskanen in 2018, he was a policy analyst for Reason Foundation’s Pension Integrity Project, where he worked on issues related to public employee pension and retirement benefit reforms. His work has been published in The Hill, The Baltimore Sun, and watchdog.org. He has co-authored reports on Connecticut, Lincoln, Omaha, and Austin’s public employee pension systems. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics and Political Science.