Alan Cole is an Economist at the Tax Foundation’s Center for Federal Tax Policy. Alan’s primary area of research is in dynamically modeling the effects of federal taxes on the economy. He works on the foundation's Taxes and Growth Model, which predicts how taxes affect our labor force, capital stock, and economic output.
Alan earned his degree in Economics from Yale University, where he specialized in game theory, computational finance, and international economics. Alan came to the Tax Foundation from Capitol Hill, where he researched public policy for the Republican Study Committee. Alan has also worked in financial consulting for pension funds.
29 Democratic members of Congress from California today urged California to make its film tax credit more generous. A bill to do so, AB 1839, has passed the state Assembly and is pending in the Senate.