Scott A. Hodge

Scott A. Hodge is president of the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., one of the most influential organizations on tax policy in Washington and in state capitals. During his 17 years leading the Tax Foundation, he has built the Tax Foundation’s Taxes and Growth (TAG) Dynamic Modeling program which has normalized dynamic scoring as an accepted tool for analyzing tax policy. He also spearheaded the creation of the Tax Foundation’s Center for State Tax Policy and the State Business Tax Climate Index, two programs that have spurred tax reform in dozens of states.

Hodge has appeared on over 600 radio and television programs—including NBC Nightly News, CBS Nightly News, CNN, Fox Network, Fox Business, and CNBC—and is frequently quoted in the print press by The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and numerous regional papers. He has edited three books on federal spending, published over 100 studies on a wide range of tax and budget issues, and authored dozens of op-eds for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, and the New York Post.