Georgia State University
Shinichi Nishiyama earned his Ph.D. in economics from the Department of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 where he also earned the Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for the best empirical research by a graduate student. Between 2000 and 2005, he was been employed at the Congressional Budget Office where he conducted extensive research on Social Security reform as well as fundamental tax reform using dynamic general-equilibrium models with heterogeneous households. For this work, he earned several recognitions, including the CBO Director’s Award in 2004 and in 2005. In August 2005, he joined the standing faculty as an assistant professor at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, located in Atlanta, Georgia.