Timothy P. Carney helps direct AEI’s Culture of Competition Project, which examines barriers to competition in all areas of American life, from the economy to the world of ideas. Carney has over a decade of experience as a journalist covering the intersection of politics and economics. His work at AEI focuses on how to reinvigorate a competitive culture in America in which all can reap the benefits of a fair economy.


  • Senior Political Columnist, Washington Examiner, 2010–present
  • Eugene Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism, Hillsdale College, 2012
  • K Street Editor, Washington Examiner, 2009–10
  • Editor, Evans-Novak Political Report, 2008-09
  • Columnist, Washington Examiner, 2007-09
  • Senior Reporter, Evans-Novak Political Report, 2007–08
  • Editor, Regnery Publishing, 2006–09
  • Reporter, Evans-Novak Political Report, 2001–04
  • Web Editor, Reporter, Human Events, 2000–01


  • “Obamanomics: How Barack Obama Is Bankrupting You and Enriching His Wall Street Friends, Corporate Lobbyists, and Union Bosses” (Regnery, 2009)
  • “The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money” (John Wiley & Sons, 2006)


B.A., St. John’s College