Marc Joffe is a senior policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
After a long career in the financial industry, including a senior director role at Moody's Analytics, Joffe's research now focuses on sovereign and sub-sovereign credit risk and fiscal sustainability.
His financial research has been published by the California State Treasurer's Office, UC Berkeley, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute among others. Joffe is a regular contributor to The Orange County Register and his op-eds have also appeared in The Fiscal Times, Governing and The San Jose Mercury News.
He has an MBA from New York University and an MPA from San Francisco State University.
State and local governments have $1.2 trillion of net liabilities for other post-employment benefits.
Public pension systems should thoroughly evaluate the downsides of private equity investing before increasing their allocations to the asset class.
Part two of a series discussing strategies for combating and recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. Success almost everywhere started with the use of extensive strategic testing.
Part one of a series discussing strategies for combating and recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. More data-driven approaches based on test and trace are desirable.
A 2018 Evaluation of LAUSD’s Fiscal Outlook: Revisiting the Findings of the 2015 Independent Financial Review Panel
Los Angeles Unified School District is unique in California and the nation because the size of its projected budget deficits and overall debt dwarfs most other urban school districts.
Unfinished Business: Despite Dodd-Frank, Credit Rating Agencies Remain the Financial System’s Weakest Link
The lenient ratings attracted excessive mortgage finance capital that exacerbated a home price bubble—and a wider asset price bubble.
Problems Still Seeking a Presidential Candidate’s Solution