Welcome to the Fiscal Research Center

A non-partisan think tank assisting Georgia’s state and local policymakers on questions of tax and economic policy.

  • Data Viz: 2018 Georgia Rankings Report The Fiscal Research Center has created an interactive data visualization of the 2018 Georgia rankings report. The visualization can be accessed via this link: http://frc.gsu.edu/2018-georgias-rankings-among-the-states-data-viz/ About the rankings report: The rankings report is a collection of quantitative metrics and state rankings that compare Georgia to states across the nation. While several of the… more »
  • FRC Director Named Dean of Andrew Young SchoolEconomist Sally Wallace, director of the Fiscal Research Center, has been named dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Wallace, a professor of economics, has been on Georgia State’s faculty since 1991, serving five years as department chair. She was the school’s associate dean for research and strategic initiatives from 2015 to… more »

Latest Research

Financing Georgia's Future IV

FRC Report, Publication No. 300, March 27, 2018, Rahul Pathak and Sally Wallace This report documents Georgia’s major state and local revenue sources and highlights key trends… more »

Is SNAP a Helping Hand?

State Tax Notes,  Jan. 08, 2018, Sally Wallace and Noah Cohen This brief discusses the benefits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, while calling for… more »