Missouri Taxes: Too High Where It Matters
Show-Me Policy Analyst David Stokes and Show-Me Scholar Rik Hafer will discuss taxes in Missouri and how they are high in areas that matter for economic growth.
David Stokes, a Saint Louis native, is a graduate of Saint Louis University High School and Fairfield (Conn.) University. He spent five years as assistant to Saint Louis County Councilman Kurt S. Odenwald, where he was closely involved with legislation including MetroLink expansion, property assessments, HVAC licensing codes, the new Cardinals ballpark, pharmacy privatization, and more. He serves on the University City Library Board and is a board member of the St. Louis County Pachyderm Club. He lives in University City with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children.
Rik Hafer is the Distinguished Research Professor of Economics and Finance and chair of the Department of Economics and Finance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Hafer worked in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis from 1979 to 1989, rising to the position of research officer. He has taught at several institutions, including Saint Louis University and Washington University Saint Louis, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Dr. Hafer received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, and his Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Tech.
4512 West Pine Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
Coffee and donuts provided.
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