Michael J. Wasylenko
Michael Wasylenko is a Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics
and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. He
specializes in public finance issues and has published extensively on state and
local finance, firm location, tax incentives, and population decentralization
within metropolitan areas. Wasylenko co-authored Foreign Investment in the
United States: Issues, Magnitudes, and Location Choice of New Manufacturing
Plants, 1978 to 1987, and is author or co-author of over 70 journal
articles, book chapters, technical papers, and invited reviews. He has worked
on fiscal policy in a number of states, including Arizona, Minnesota, Nebraska,
New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and most recently Connecticut. He has also worked
internationally, including in Egypt, Hungary, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, the
Philippines, South Africa, and Thailand. Michael received his Ph.D.
in economics from Syracuse University in 1975.
"Financing Central Cities: The Economics Underlying Fiscal Strategy Options With Special Reference to Syracuse City and the Consensus Report," Michael Wasylenko. Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 204. July 2017, 31pp.
"Competiveness: Factors that Contribute to Economic Growth in States with Special Reference to State and Local Spending and Taxes." Michael Wasylenko. In Connecticut Tax Study Panel Report, 2015. Vol. 2, Research Papers: Policy Framework and State Taxes. 57 pages.
the Fiscal Challenges to Finance Local Government." Michael Wasylenko,
Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong, The
Changing Landscape of Local Public Revenues: Proceedings of the 2009 Land
Policy Conference (Editors), Cambridge MA: Lincoln Institute of Land
Policy (2009), pp. 497-506.
Care and the Looming Fiscal Crises in the United States." Michael Wasylenko,
State, Government, Public
Management: Chilean Journal of Public Administration (Estado, Gobierno, Gestion
Publica: Revista Chilena de Administracion Publica), No. 9 (June 2007),