Alan Cole

Alan Cole


Alan is an Economist with the Center for Federal Tax Policy at the Tax Foundation. Alan’s research on federal taxes has been cited in Congress and in newspapers around the country. He came to the Tax Foundation from Capitol Hill, where he worked for the Republican Study Committee. Alan grew up in the DC area before earning his degree in economics from Yale University. A lifelong Indianapolis Colts fan, Alan opposes both the New England Patriots and bad tax policy with equal vehemence.


Taxes Are Not Handouts April 10, 2015
Keith Hall Named CBO Director February 27, 2015
Wages Rise at Major Retailers February 25, 2015
The Case for "Jobs Day" February 10, 2015
Sources of Personal Income January 29, 2015
The Problem with Free Stuff December 12, 2014
The Case Against "Jobs Day" November 07, 2014