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Scott Moody

J. Scott Moody has worked as a public policy economist for over 18 years. He is the author, co-author, and editor of 170 studies and books. He has testified before the House Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. Congress as well as various state legislatures. His work has appeared in Forbes, CNN Money, State Tax Notes, Portland Press Herald, New Hampshire’s Union Leader, Hartford Courant, The Oklahoman, and Albuquerque Journal.

He was formerly the CEO and Chief Economist of the State Policy Network (SPN)-affiliated think tank The Maine Heritage Policy Center. Scott currently serves on the board and is co-founder of the Granite Institute, the SPN-affiliated think tank in New Hampshire. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the American Conservative Union Foundation, Illinois Policy Institute, and the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs.

His professional experience includes positions as Senior Economist at The Tax Foundation, Senior Economist at The Heritage Foundation, and Vice President of Policy at The Maine Heritage Policy Center. Additionally, Scott was appointed to Maine’s Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission by Governor Paul LePage (R) in January 2011.

Moody is the co-creator of the Tax Foundation’s popular State Business Tax Climate Index, now in its fourteenth year of publication.

Moody received his Master of Arts in Economics from George Mason University.

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Friday, June 24

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Saturday, June 25

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