Richard Prisinzano

Senior Economist, Penn Wharton Budget Model

Richard Prisinzano came to the Penn Wharton Budget Model after 13 years in the Office of Tax Analysis at the U.S. Department of Treasury. While at OTA, Richard worked on the taxation of pass-through entities and small businesses and coauthored Treasury Reports on the owners of pass-through businesses and helped develop Treasury’s methodology for identifying small businesses from tax return data. He has also published papers on gasoline taxes, tax migration of millionaires, and major league baseball managers and has also taught econometrics and sports economics at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University. He holds a B.S. in Economics and Political Science from James Madison University, an M.A. in Economics from Miami University, and a Ph.D. and M.S. in Economics from the University of Texas.

Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: January 31, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by J. Michael Collins (Faculty Director, Center for Financial Security, University Of Wisconsin), Deborah Sunter (Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University), Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza (Associate Professor of the Practice of Environmental Policy and Management, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University), Mike Hoffmann (Professor and Executive Director, Cornell University), Richard Prisinzano (Senior Economist, Penn Wharton Budget Model), Daniel Kammen (Professor of Energy; Founding Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL); Co-Director of the Berkeley Institute of the Environment., University of California, Berkeley), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), and Roberta Rehner Iversen (Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania) on the Thursday, January 31, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: January 10, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Richard Prisinzano (Senior Economist, Penn Wharton Budget Model), Kimberly Burham (Managing Director of Legislation and Special Projects, The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM)), Marshall Fisher (UPS Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions Department, The Wharton School), Serguei Netessine (Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School), Santiago Gallino (Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Tuck at Dartmouth), David Zaring (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton), James Cox (Law Professor, Duke), Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland), and Pinar Yildirim (Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, January 10, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: September 14, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Mariana Mazzucato (Professor and Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value; Founder and Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose, University College London (UCL) ), Sue McDonnell (Founding Head of Equine Behavior Program, Penn Vet), Richard Prisinzano (Senior Economist, Penn Wharton Budget Model), Carlo Siracusa (Clinical Assistant Professor of Behavior Medicine; Director of Ryan Hospital’s Companion Animal Behavior Medicine Service, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine), Lori McMillan (Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law), and Geoffrey Garrett (Dean, The Wharton School) on the Friday, September 14, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, September 14, 2018

Your Money: June 19, 2018

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Richard Prisinzano (Senior Economist, Penn Wharton Budget Model), Michael Butler (Executive Director – CEA Mid-Atlantic, Consumer Energy Alliance), Malay Vasavda (CFP, Founder and Principal, Quantum Financial Management), and David Hultstrom (President and Chief Investment Officer, Financial Architects, LLC) on the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018


On Wharton Business Radio

Knowledge@Wharton: March 12, 2019 Episode Featured ImageKnowledge@Wharton: March 12, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Marc Lesser (CEO, Author, Zen Teacher), Richard Prisinzano (Senior Economist, Penn Wharton Budget Model), James Simmons (Professor of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State University of Denver), Kenneth Button (Professor of Public Policy, George Mason School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs), Helen “Nellie” Drew (Professor of Practice in Sports Law, University at Buffalo School of Law), Roger Clark (Founding Member and Managing Partner; Visiting Professor, The Clark Law Group; Rutgers Law School Camden), Michael Knoll (Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Deputy Dean of Center for Tax Law and Policy, University Of Pennsylvania, Penn Law), and Ken Shropshire (Wharton Professor Emeritus; CEO of the Global Sport Institute, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, March 12, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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