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Eileen Norcross

Vice President, Policy Research, and senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Eileen Norcross is the Vice President of Policy Research and a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

Her research focuses on questions of public finance, how economic institutions support or hamper economic resiliency and civil society, the relationship between culture and institutions, and polycentricity in governance. She specializes in fiscal federalism and institutions, state and local government finance, public governance, and economic development.

Her work has been cited in various media outlets, and her op-eds have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York PostChristian Science MonitorUS News & World Report, and Forbes. Ms. Norcross received both her MA in economics and her BA in economics and American history from Rutgers University.

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