Professor of Economics
Areas of Expertise
Public economics and tax policy, public expenditure analysis
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Professor Cordes is the co-editor of Encyclopedia of Taxation and Policy, (Urban Institute Press, 2nd edition 2005), and Democracy, Social Values and Public Policy (Greenwood- Praeger, 1998). He has authored or co-authored over 40 articles in scholarly journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Policy Studies Review, National Tax Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. He has also contributed over 20 chapters to books and edited volumes. He is presently engaged in coediting a volume on the causes and policy implications of increasing convergence between nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses, and a volume comparing the evolution and challenges facing welfare state institutions in Europe and the United States.