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Conor Norris

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    Position: Research Analyst

    Department: The Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation

    Office: Library 319

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    About Conor Norris


    • B.S., Saint Francis University
    • M.A., George Mason University 


    Conor Norris is a research analyst with the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) at Saint Francis University.  His role with CSOR includes authoring and presenting academic research and disseminating the results to policymakers and the general public. Mr. Norris serves as adjunct faculty within the Shield's School of Business and is an advisor to the Federal Reserve Challenge team.  He has published several policy pieces for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and has also contributed several op-eds to Real Clear Health, Inside Sources, and the Las Vegas Sun. His research has been cited in other scholarly journals, the popular press, and in regulatory comments. Conor has presented his research at numerous economic conferences. Mr. Norris has been a policy fellow at Catalyst authoring regular blog posts. Prior to joining the CSOR team, Mr. Norris was a Graduate Research Fellow with the Mercatus Center. He graduated with a MA in Economics from George Mason University in May 2018 and earned a BS in Economics from Saint Francis University.

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    Community Involvement
    • Annunciation Food Pantry volunteer

    • Saint John Neumann boys 8th grade basketball assistant coach, 2012

    • American Economic Association member

    • Ancient Order of Hibernians member

    • Presenter: Federal Reserve Challenge Honorable Mention, Saint Francis University, Easton PA

    • Award: Departmental Honors, Saint Francis University, Loretto PA

    • Award: Suma Cum Laude, Saint Francis University, Loretto PA

    • Honor: Sigma Beta Delta Honorary society, Loretto PA

    • Fellowship: Mercatus MA fellowship, George Mason University, Arlington VA

    • Presenter: Issues in Political Economy Conference 2013-2015 meetings, Boston MA and New York NY

    • Presenter: Eastern Economic Association 2016 meeting, Washington DC

    • Attendee: ISEO Summer School summer 2017, Iseo Italy

    • North Dakota Occupational Licensing Review and Reform

      • Consultation and research to conduct an overview of the current status of occupational licensing in North Dakota, make reform recommendations and establish a State Licensing Taskforce.  
      • Job Service North Dakota - Workforce Programs
      • Bismarck, ND
    • Government Granted Privilege Website

      • Gather information and previous research regarding government programs that are seen to benefit one group at the expense of others to be compiled into a website.  
      • Mercatus Center, Study of American Capitalism Program
      • Arlington, VA