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Dan White


Dan White is a senior economist at Moody’s Analytics, responsible for coordinating government consulting and regional economic research with an emphasis on fiscal policy. He works with governments in a consulting role and has been featured in a number of print, radio and televised media outlets, ranging from the Wall Street Journal to National Public Radio.

Before joining Moody’s Analytics, White worked as a financial economist for the New Mexico State Legislative Finance Committee in Santa Fe, where he forecast revenues and analyzed a wide range of policy issues concentrated around economic development, public investment and debt management. He holds an M.A. in economics as well as undergraduate degrees in finance and international business from New Mexico State University.

There are a couple of major reasons that the frustration is likely to continue for revenue estimators and policymakers.
There's a lot that governments should be doing now to prepare for the next downturn.
Stress-testing state budgets makes it clear that they're not putting enough aside to cope with a downturn.