Vance Ginn, Ph.D., is an economist in the Center for Fiscal Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation in Austin, TX.
Before joining the Foundation in September 2013, Vance interned at TPPF as a Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow in 2011 and anxiously awaited his return to fight for liberty. He is an accomplished author, teacher, and analyst.
In 2006, Vance graduated with honors from Texas Tech University with a B.B.A in Economics and Accounting and minors in Political Science and Mathematics. After interning for a U.S. Texas Congressman in Washington, D.C., he started his doctoral degree in economics at Texas Tech University and graduated in 2013.
Vance has successfully published peer-reviewed articles in academic journals, commentaries in multiple outlets, and posts in free market blogs. His research interests include free markets, fiscal policy, energy topics, monetary issues, and economic modeling.
Vance has a proven record of being a high-quality instructor at four places of higher education, where he received an instructor of the year award at Texas Tech University and ranked near the top of a national instructor ratings system at Sam Houston State University. He is a member of several professional economic organizations and presents research at their annual meetings.