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Budget Deal: GW Experts Available to Comment

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on the budget deal.
December 11, 2013

To schedule an interview with an expert, please contact the Office of Media Relations at gwmedia@gwu.edu or 202-994-6460.

Christopher Arterton
Professor of Political Management
Dr. Arterton is available to discuss the strategic environment of American political leaders, which encompasses the news media and communications technology, political strategy and tactics, public opinion and ethics and leadership in politics.

Lara Brown
Director of the Political Management Program
Dr. Brown is available to discuss the process of building coalitions on Capitol Hill and how that relates to budget negotiations.

Neil H. Buchanan
Professor of Law
Dr. Buchanan is available to discuss budgeting, deficits, debt and federal income tax.

Joseph Cordes
Associate Director of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
Dr. Cordes is available to discuss economics, specifically in the areas of public economics and policy analysis.

Dale Didion
Part-time Faculty in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Didion is available to speak about the budget process, procedures and history of federal budgeting and related legislation. He previously worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for six years during the Reagan administration.

James Foster
Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Dr. Foster is available to discuss development economics, inequality and poverty and economic theory and policy.

Stuart Kasdin
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Dr. Kasdin is available to speak to governance questions, including public institutions’ design and management, and governmental budgeting. He previously worked at OMB for more than 11 years.

Mark Kennedy
Director of the Graduate School of Political Management
Professor Kennedy is available to discuss the process of building coalitions on Capitol Hill and how that relates to budget negotiations.

Danny Leipziger
Professor of International Business
Dr. Leipziger is available to discuss international economic policy, macro and economic growth and development economics. He is also managing director of the Growth Dialogue and is available to discuss other facets of economic growth.

David Rehr
Adjunct Faculty Member in the Graduate School of Political Management
Professor Rehr has over 25 years of experience in federal policy. He has specific expertise in legislative and regulatory strategic planning, marketing and public affairs initiatives and financial management.

Tara Sinclair
Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Dr. Sinclair is available to discuss empirical macroeconomics, GDP, monetary policy, economic forecasting, inflation and business cycles.

Stephen Smith
Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Dr. Smith is available to discuss economic development and organizations, labor economics and poverty causes and remedies.