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President Obama’s Budget: GW Experts Available to Comment

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on the upcoming release of President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget.
March 04, 2014

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

Lara Brown
Director of the Political Management Program
Professor 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
Professor 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
Professor 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. He previously worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for six years during the Reagan administration.

Stuart Kasdin
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Kasdin is available to speak to governance questions, including the design and management of public institutions 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. The former representative can also discuss Congressional-presidential relationships. 

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

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