Professor Robert M. McNab is an economist and Director of the Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy in the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University. He has provided economic analysis to governments at the international, national, state, and local levels for 20 years. He has published over 50 articles and chapters, and is an Associate Editor with Journal of Economic Surveys and a board member of Public Finance and Management and Management and Organization Review. For more information, please email [email protected] or visit https://www.ceapodu.com/. Follow Robert McNab on Twitter @mceconomist and connect with him on LinkedIn.