Andrew Reschovsky is Professor Emeritus of Public Affairs and Applied Economics, and a Research Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a think tank in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His research focuses on state and local government finance. Current research projects include an analysis of the impact of the Great Recession and the housing crisis on the financing of the nation's largest central cities, a study of the fiscal health of municipal governments in Zhejiang Province, China, an a study of the role of the property tax in the financing of public education.
Professor Reschovsky has worked in the Office of Tax Analysis at the U.S. Treasury and has served as a technical advisor to the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris and the Financial and Fiscal Commission in South Africa. He frequently provides advice on public finance issues to government officials in the U.S. and abroad. In 2011, he was awarded the Steven D. Gold award by the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management in recognition of his contributions to state and local fiscal policy. He received his doctorate in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.