Staff Bio: Michael Wood, Research Director
Michael Wood, Research Director
Michael Wood is the Research Director for the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (PBPC). He holds an M.P.A. from Penn State University and a B.B.A. from Western Michigan University. Before joining PBPC in 2007, Mike was the Budget Manager for the City of Harrisburg. He also spent a number of years with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as a Revenue Forecasting Analyst at the Department of Revenue, a Pennsylvania Management Intern, and as an Accountant in the Comptroller’s Office. Mike has authored several research papers and policy briefs for PBPC, including The Common Good: What Pennsylvania’s Tax and Budget Policies Mean to You, Responsible Growth: Protecting the Public Interest with a Natural Gas Severance Tax, and Gross Profits: Why Pennsylvania Should Enact the Oil Company Profits Tax.