Nicholas Warner, a data scientist at the Center for State and Local Finance and Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University, leads scientific data analysis, as well as serves as the chief expert in education finance for the centers. He also leads statistical analysis and estimation of econometric models, proposes statistical methods and research models, and manages extensive administrative data sets. His research has focused on school district expenditure and revenue portfolio analysis, tax expenditure estimation, examination of Georgia’s special option sales tax for school facility funding, and school districts’ responses to the Great Recession. His work has been published in the Journal of Education Finance as well as by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Warner received his master’s degree in economics from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.