Josh Goodman

Josh Goodman

  • Senior Officer
  • Economic Development, State Fiscal Health,
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Washington D.C


Josh Goodman works to make state tax incentives more effective and accountable. He has served as a primary researcher and writer for several Pew reports, including studies that assess practices for states to evaluate tax incentives and avoid budget challenges when using incentives. He also provides technical assistance to lawmakers proposing legislation to require regular and rigorous evaluation of tax incentives and to state analysts studying the results of incentives. Previously, Goodman was a staff writer for Stateline, Pew’s daily news service on state government, where he reported on tax and budget issues.

Before joining Pew, he covered state and local government as a staff writer at Governing magazine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in politics from the University of Virginia.

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