9/20 Lunch: Kim Rueben, Urban Institute

This month’s  luncheon speaker will be Kim Rueben, a Senior Fellow in the Tax Policy Center of the Urban Institute.  She will be discussing the impact of federal policy on state and local revenues.

Kim Rueben is an expert on state and local public finance and the economics of education. Her research examines state and local tax policy, fiscal institutions, state and local budgets, issues of education finance and teacher labor markets. Current projects include work on state budget shortfalls, financing options for California, the fiscal health of cities and examining higher education tax credits and grants. In addition to her position at TPC, Rueben is an adjunct fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) and a member of the Strategic Planning Group of the Center for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER).

Prior to joining the Urban Institute, Rueben was a research fellow at the PPIC. She has served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute and the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, a visiting scholar at the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, and a member of the executive board of the American Education Finance Association.