Special Projects Manager
Garrett Watson is Special Projects Manager at the Tax Foundation, where he focuses on how the federal and state tax systems can be improved for entrepreneurs and innovators.
Previously, Garrett was a program manager with the R Street Institute, where he managed grants and tracked the organization’s policy impact. Garrett also conducted policy research on economic opportunity, which was featured in National Review Online and The Washington Examiner.
Garrett earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York, where he studied economics and philosophy.
Garrett lives in Arlington, Virginia, and is an avid hockey fan and snowboarder.
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