Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research focuses on federal,
state and local economic policies as they affect citizens and businesses,
particularly in Massachusetts. The Institute, which is part of Suffolk
University, uses state-of-the-art statistical, mathematical and
econometric methods to provide timely and readable analyses that
help voters, policymakers and opinion leaders understand today's
leading public policy issues.
addition to serving as executive director of the Beacon Hill Institute,
David G. Tuerck serves as professor
and chairman of the Suffolk University Department of Economics.
Tuerck is an authority on public policy issues including state tax
policy and analysis, welfare reform and the economics of regulation.
He has made more than 100 television and radio appearances and has
testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources,
Subcommittee on Children and Families, as well as various committees
of the Massachusetts legislature. He is past president of the North
American Economics and Finance Association and a Heritage Foundation
Policy Expert in Economics.
has published numerous books and articles, including Trade Policy
and the Price System and Foreign Trade and U.S. Policy with
Leland Yeager. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street
Journal, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, The Washington Times
and many other publications.
to joining Suffolk University in 1982, he was a director in the
Economic Analysis Group at Coopers & Lybrand, Washington, DC.
Prior to that, he served as director of the Center for Research
and Advertising at the American Enterprise Institute.
holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Virginia.
His dissertation director was James M. Buchanan, Nobel Laureate
in Economics. He can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
G. Tuerck, Executive Director