Michael L. Davis is a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis. He is also a lecturer in economics and finance in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, where he teaches graduate classes in managerial economics, game theory and decision making under uncertainty.  He has authored a number of scholarly articles on a variety of topics including the economics of criminal punishment, education and public choice.  Davis received his master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Southern Methodist University.  He also holds degrees from the University of Missouri at Columbia.