Michael J. Wasylenko

Professor Emeritus, Economics

Michael Wasylenko

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Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1975


Public finance, public finance in developing countries, urban economics


Michael Wasylenko is a Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. Michael 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. Michael received his Ph.D. in economics from Syracuse University in 1975.  Full Biography


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Research Interests

State and local taxation 
Economic development of states
Tax and expenditure incidence