Category: Awards

Mark Mazur, 2019 Davie-Davis Award Recipient

Dr. Mark Mazur is the recipient of the 2019 Davie-Davis Public Service award. Mark’s distinguished career includes service in academia, government, and the non-profit sector. He is currently the Robert C. Pozen Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Mark received his Ph.D. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. After four years as an assistant… Read more »

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Congratulations to the Spotlight Member, Jacob Bastian!  Learn more about Jacob on the Member Spotlight page.

David Schönholzer, 2018 Dissertation Award Winner

David Schönholzer has won the NTA’s Outstanding Dissertation Prize for 2018. David is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Cowles Foundation at Yale University. He is a political economist studying the efficient provision of public goods, the role of governance, and the development of state capacity. His work speaks to issues in local public finance in… Read more »

Michael Keen, 2018 Holland Medal Recipient

The Daniel M. Holland Medal was created in 1993 in the memory of Dan Holland, a Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, who was an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and practitioner in public finance. The Holland Medal, which is the most prestigious award given by the NTA, recognizes… Read more »

Therese McGuire, 2018 Steven D. Gold Award recipient

The Steven D. Gold Award was created in 1997 in memory of Steve Gold, who had an exemplary career as an analyst, researcher, and teacher, specializing in issues related to state and local public finance and intergovernmental relations. The award is given annually by the NTA, the NCSL, and the Association for Public Policy Analysis… Read more »

Donald Kiefer, 2018 Davie-Davis Award Recipient

Dr. Don Kiefer is the recipient of the 2018 Davie-Davis Public Service Award. Don has served at both the state and federal levels of government, and has published papers and articles to inform policymakers and the public in their deliberations of state and national tax policy. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Purdue University in… Read more »

Presentation of the 2018 Davie-Davis award

The Davie-Davis Public Service Award was created in memory of two long-time NTA members, Bruce F. Davie and Albert J. Davis. The Award honors NTA members who have followed Bruce Davie and Al Davis in serving the public through the provision of insightful analyses and objective advice on issues of taxation and government finance to… Read more »

James R. Hines Jr., 2017 Holland Award Recipient

The Daniel M. Holland Medal was created in 1993 in the memory of Dan Holland, a Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, who was an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and practitioner in public finance. The Holland Medal, which is the most prestigious award given by the NTA, recognizes… Read more »

2017 Dissertation Award Winners

Jacob Bastian and Michael Gilraine have won the NTA’s Outstanding Dissertation Prize for 2017. Jacob is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. Michael is an Assistant Professor of Economics at New York University. He received his Ph.D…. Read more »

Geraldine Gerardi, 2017 Davie-Davis Award Recipient

Geraldine “Gerry” Gerardi undertook analyses of economic policies for the federal government for nearly 40 years. Most of her career was spent at the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Analysis, where she served as Director of the Business and International Taxation Division. Gerry contributed analyses to Treasury’s major tax reform proposals from 1977 to 2012,… Read more »