Mr. Horwitz has extensive expertise on state and local economic conditions and on the economic and fiscal impacts of public policy. He has provided research, analysis, and expert testimony on policy in a range of fields, including state and local taxes, retirement benefits, business incentives, energy policy, and economic development.
Mr. Horwitz has advised governments, trade organizations, and corporations across the country on economic issues and the impacts of policy. His work also includes economic impact studies on universities, hospitals, museums, retailers, and large-scale events. His work has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, NPR Marketplace, Chicago Sun-Times, Detroit News, Crain’s Chicago Business, and on WBEZ radio.
Prior to joining AEG as an affiliated expert, Mr. Horwitz was the coordinator of distribution for the Community Center of St. Bernard near New Orleans, where he oversaw the distribution of donated food, clothes, and household supplies to low-income residents of St. Bernard Parish and New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward.
Mr. Horwitz holds a Master of Public Policy from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in physics and philosophy from Swarthmore College. He is a board member at the Civic Federation.