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.
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, 1986 Nobel Laureate
BACHMAN, MSIE Director of Research
Bachman is the Director of Research at the Beacon Hill Institute.
holds a Master of Science in International Economics degree
from Suffolk University and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics)
degree from the St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.
HAUGHTON, PHD Adjunct Scholar
Haughton is a Project
Manager for the Beacon Hill Institute's State Tax Analysis
is a professor of economics at Suffolk University.
A specialist in the areas of economic development, international
trade and taxation, he has lectured, taught and conducted
research in almost 20 countries.
received his BA (Mod.) in Economics from Trinity College,
Dublin and his PhD in Economics from Harvard University.
KESHAB BHATTARAI, PHD Adjunct Scholar
Keshab Bhattarai is a senior lecturer in economics, specialising in general equilibrium analysis of macro and micro economic policy issues and econometrics.
He has published in various refereed journals including the International Economic Review, Economica, Southern Economic Journal
He received his PhD for developing dynamic CGE model to analyse growth and redistribution impacts of financial sector policies for Nepal from the Northeastern University, Boston, USA in 1997.
Dr. Bhattarai's work for BHI includes modeling for a study of the "FairTax" and the NCPA-DCGE model.
XHULIA KANANI Research Assistant
Xhulia Kanani is a research assistant for Beacon Hill Institute. She is an Economics student with a minor in Biology at Suffolk University, Boston.
JOE BARNETT Program Development Consultant
Joe Barnett directed the policy research program of the National Center for Policy Analysis for five years, and previously directed its publications department.
Barnett attended the University of Texas at Arlington on a National Merit scholarship and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He is a member of The Philadelphia Society.