2015 Fiscal Analysts Seminar Resources Page


On this page you can download PDFs of presentations from the 2015 Fiscal Analysts Seminar held Oct. 13-16 in in Portland, Maine. Only speakers with presentations available are listed below.

General Sessions

Federal Budget Update

U.S. Economic Outlook

U.S. Demographics: New Opportunities and New Challenges

Neuroscience and Effective Leadership

Presentations Skills Training 

Higher Education Track 

Higher Education Finance Data Sets

Financing College Credit in High School: Who Pays for Concurrent Enrollment? (Joint with K-12 Education)

The Future of Higher Education Funding

Human Services Track

Medicaid Forecasting

  • Trinity Tomsic, deputy director, Federal Funds Information for States

Child Welfare Financing: How to Fund What Works

Tax Track

The Art and Science of Revenue Forecasting

Targeted Tax Policy (Joint with Human Services)

  • Carl Davis, research director, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
  • Jessica Hathaway, National Conference of State Legislatures | Handout
  • Elise Read, House Fiscal Division, Louisiana

K-12 Education Track

The Role of the Property Tax in Financing K-12 Education (Joint with Tax Track)