About Me

I write about how federal budget policy affects the economy.

More broadly, I write about computational economics, macroeconomics, and public finance.

I’m currently the Director of the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation.

Prior to joining Heritage, I earned a Ph.D. in economics at North Carolina State University, where my dissertation was about the interaction between credit and the business cycle.

Featured Work

A Dynamic Score of the Proposals in the Budget Blueprint for Fiscal Year 2023

Heritage’s Budget Blueprint’s proposed reductions of tax rates and federal deficits are projected to increase GDP by $5.0 trillion over 10 years while reducing the debt-to-GDP ratio to 73 percent by 2032.

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