Missouri Taxes: Too High Where It Matters
Show-Me Policy Analyst David Stokes and Show-Me Chief Economist Joseph Haslag 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.
Joseph Haslag is a professor and the Kenneth Lay Chair in economics at the University of Missouri Columbia. An expert in monetary policy, Professor Haslag has done research at the Federal Reserve Banks of Saint Louis, Dallas, and Atlanta. He serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Economic Roundtable and the Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis' Business Economic Regional Group. He has taught at Southern Methodist University, Erasmus University in Rotterdam, and Michigan State University. Haslag has published his research in the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and the International Economic Review. His research has been cited in more than 100 academic papers. In his role as director of EPARC, Haslag is a standing member of the Consensus Revenue Forecasting Group that forecasts state revenues for state legislators and the governor.
405 E. Nifong Boulevard
Columbia, MO 65201
Continental Breakfast Provided.
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