Dr. Wendy Warcholik

Warcholik Wendy PhotoAs a public choice economist trained in applied microeconomics and econometrics, Wendy Warcholik has spent her career applying economic tools to the problems of state government. Her professional experience includes positions as Economist at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, Chief Forecasting Economist for the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Medical Assistance Services, Adjunct Scholar with The Tax Foundation and Research Fellow at The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. She has worked as a consultant to free-market think tanks across the country for the past seven years.

Dr. Warcholik is the co-creator of the Tax Foundation’s popular State Business Tax Climate Index, now in its tenth year of publication.

Dr. Warcholik received her Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University. While pursuing her Ph.D., she was a Bradley Research Fellow with Nobel Laureate James Buchanan’s Center for the Study of Public Choice. Additionally, she has taught numerous MBA economics courses.


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