Blog Posts By Carl Davis

Carl Davis joined ITEP as an Analyst in January 2008. He works on a wide range of issues related to both state and federal tax policy including tax incidence analysis, tax expenditure reporting, and gasoline tax policy. Since joining ITEP, Carl has used the Institute's Microsimulation Tax Model to perform tax incidence and revenue analyses for lawmakers and advocates in over twenty states, and has advised groups on tax policy issues in more than forty states. He is an author of Judging Tax Expenditures (2009), The ITEP Guide to Fair State & Local Taxes (2011), Building a Better Gas Tax (2011), and Who Pays: A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States (2009 and 2013 editions). Carl's work has appeared in such outlets as The New York Times, USA Today, and National Public Radio, and his writing on tax policy has been printed by The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Sacramento Bee, and other major media outlets around the country.

Prior to joining ITEP, Carl worked as part of the State Economic Issues team at AARP. He holds Bachelors Degrees in both Economics and Political Science from Virginia Tech and a Masters in Public Policy from George Washington University. Carl is originally from Virginia and currently resides in Washington, D.C.
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