As Senior Research Fellow in Economic Freedom at the Charles Koch Institute, Alison Acosta Winters writes on government spending, taxes, debt, corporate welfare, health care and regulatory policy.

Prior to joining CKI in early 2014, Fraser served as Director of the Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation where she managed research on a wide range of domestic economic issues. Under Fraser’s leadership, Heritage’s research helped define and communicate the long-term fiscal threats from spending and taxes. ( Fraser was coauthor of the Heritage budget plan “Saving the American Dream,” and a member of the right-left Fiscal Wake-Up Tour, designed to educate Americans about the nation’s poor financial condition.

Fraser has appeared on many television and radio outlets CNBC, CNN, FOX and MSNBC, Bloomberg, PBS, the BBC and NPR. Her commentaries have appeared in USA Today, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Philadelphia Inquirer, National Review Online, The Washington Times and The National Interest Online.