Sam Staley

Sam Staley is an economist who has worked as the director of the Buckeye Institute in Ohio and the director of the Reason Foundation’s Urban and Land-Use Policy Program. He has also served on his local zoning board. Currently, he is the director of the Devoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University.

Expertise: Transportation, transit, rail, housing, land-use planning, open space, property rights, public finance, state & local politics

Best way to reach: email to samuelrstaley at

Cost: Travel expenses (from Florida), honorarium on a case-by-case basis

Downloads: Curriculum Vitae
Transportation Presentation (700 kb ppt)
The Tea Party and Florida’s Growth-Management Law (900-kb PowerPoint)