George R. Zodrow

George R. Zodrow Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Chair of Economics Baker Institute

George R. Zodrow

Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Chair of Economics

George R. Zodrow holds the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Chair of Economics at Rice University. He also holds the positions of Rice Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, Editor of the National Tax Journal, and International Research Fellow at the Centre for Business Taxation at Oxford University. His research interests are tax reform in the U.S. and developing countries, state and local public finance, and computable general equilibrium modeling of the effects of tax reforms. He received the Steven D. Gold Award in 2009 from the National Tax Association, in conjunction with the National Conference of State Legislatures and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, to recognize his significant contributions to state and local fiscal policy and capacity to cross the boundaries between academic research and public policy making.
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EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1980 
M.A., Economics, Princeton University, 1977 
M.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, 1973 
B.A., Mechanical Engineering and Economics, Rice University, 1972

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Tax Reform in the U.S. and Developing Countries; State and Local Public Finance; Computable General Equilibrium Modeling of the Effects of Tax Reforms
 
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