Michael J. Wasylenko
Michael Wasylenko is a 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.
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),
Impact of Aid, Need and Structure on Fiscal Disparities in Metropolitan
America: 2002." Michael Wasylenko and George Palumbo, Proceedings
of the Ninety-Eighth Annual Conference of the National Tax Association ‑ Tax
Institute of America (2005).