Tax Policy and Reform Experts

  • bahlr Roy Bahl -

    An expert in public finance, Roy Bahl has extensive experience consulting on state and local government issues with public and private agencies, including Standard & Poor’s Corp., several city and state governments, and federal agencies. Bahl headed the staffs of the Ohio and Georgia Tax Commissions. He has served on the editorial boards of the… more »

  • bluestonep_0 Peter Bluestone -

    Peter Bluestone is a senior research associate with the Fiscal Research Center and Center for State and Local Finance. He is a Georgia State University Urban Fellows Recipient. His research includes urban economics, static and dynamic economic impact modeling, and state and local fiscal policy. His work includes modeling state and local impacts of policy… more »

  • GraceMartin_WPThumb1 Martin Grace -

    Ph.D., University of Florida J.D., University of Florida M.A., University of Florida B.A., University of New Hampshire

    Martin F. Grace is associate director and research associate of the Center for Risk Management and Insurance Research. Dr. Grace’s research has been published in various journals in economics and insurance concerning the economics and public policy aspects… more »

  • MatthewsJohnWPThumb1 John Matthews -

    Dr. Matthews is a part time instructor with the Department of Public Management and Policy and Principal Associate in the Fiscal Research Center in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Dr. Matthews also serves as a visiting professor with The Graduate School of City Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology.… more »

  • pandeyl.jpg Lakshmi Pandey -

    Lakshmi Pandey is a senior research associate with the Center for State and Local Finance and Fiscal Research Center. He specializes in working with administrative data and also provides analytical and technical support on research projects, such as welfare to work, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and unemployment insurance for U.S. Department of Agriculture, census… more »

  • riderm.jpg Mark Rider -

    Mark Rider is a public finance and applied microeconomics specialist. He has worked on revenue forecasting and tax analysis projects for Georgia State University’s Russia Fiscal Reform Project and the Sri Lanka Tax Policy Training Program. Previously, he worked for the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis where he was responsible for forecasting current law… more »

  • sjoquistdl.jpg David Sjoquist -

    David Sjoquist is a faculty member in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. A specialist in the field of public finance, Sjoquist has an extensive interest in urban economics, especially local economic development, central city poverty, and education policy. He has published extensively on topics, such as analysis of public… more »

  • 20140819MLB_Sally_Wallace_002PSFC_o2-620x868 Sally Wallace -

    Wallace’s principal interests are federal, state, local and international taxation and analysis and intergovernmental fiscal relations. She has consulted widely on tax policy, fiscal decentralization and revenue forecasting and analysis in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakstan, Jamaica, Yemen, and China, and served as resident (Moscow) chief of party for the Andrew Young School’s Russian fiscal reform project… more »

  • wheelerl.jpg Laura Wheeler -

    Laura Wheeler is a Senior Research Associate at the Fiscal Research Center. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Prior to coming to FRC Laura worked for several years with the Joint Committee on Taxation for Congress and as an independent consultant on issues of tax policy. Her research… more »