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Jonathan Small

President

Jonathan Small, C.P.A., serves as President and joined the staff in December of 2010. Previously, Jonathan served as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma Office of State Finance, as a fiscal policy analyst and research analyst for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and as director of government affairs for the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Small’s work includes co-authoring “Economics 101” with Dr. Arthur Laffer and Dr. Wayne Winegarden, and his policy expertise has been referenced by The Oklahoman, the Tulsa World, National Review, the L.A. Times, The Hill, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. His weekly column “Free Market Friday” is published by the Journal Record and syndicated in 27 markets. A recipient of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s prestigious Private Sector Member of the Year award, Small is nationally recognized for his work to promote free markets, limited government and innovative public policy reforms. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant. 

jonathan@ocpathink.org

 

Latest Posts

Free Market Friday: The mission creep

“In good times, I do think that it’s true that government is subject to ‘mission creep,’” my old boss Scott Meacham once observed. “When the revenue is flowing maybe there’s a trend to drift into area...

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Free Market Friday: No, it’s not personal

A young person goes off to college. His or her parents work hard, save money, cut expenses, do without, and make sacrifices to pay for school so this young person can get an education. Soon after, th...

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Free Market Friday: The right path

While Americans have different views about what’s to be done with those who have come to our country illegally, most are open to some form of leniency for those brought here as children. Oklahoma’s U....

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Oklahoma Bar Association, Far Left Attack Scott Pruitt

By Jonathan Small A liberal U.S. senator investigates a member of the Trump administration. The storyline is uninteresting, except that the target is Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administra...

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Free Market Friday: Just let them learn

As the results of Oklahoma public school student performance on state assessment tests emerge, the news is sobering. After decades of lying about student performance, administrators have finally adap...

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