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NHFPI Announces Addition of Policy Analyst Michael Polizzotti

August 9, 2019 News

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August 9, 2019

 

NHFPI Announces Addition of Policy Analyst Michael Polizzotti

 

Michael Polizzotti photoCONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Polizzotti as a policy analyst.

As a recent graduate of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) – Paul College of Business and Economics in Durham, with both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Economics, Michael brings unique insights of applied and economic theory to use in his analyses. His past research projects include work surrounding food insecurity and nutrition, especially among low income individuals, and the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the healthcare and labor choices of young adults.

While attending UNH, Michael worked with several institutions at both the federal and state level. These include roles with the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Commercial Service, and the N.H. Division of Economic Development. Within the Department of the Interior, Michael complied and analyzed budgets, and created projections for future expenses. At both the U.S. Commercial Service and N.H. Division of Economic Development, he conducted market and policy research, and assisted in the promotion and expansion of export-related activities for New Hampshire businesses.

As a New Hampshire native, Michael offers a valuable perspective on the policy climate in the state and the challenges faced by those who live and work here.

In the role of policy analyst, Michael will conduct research in a range of focus areas, including topics relating to the state economy and the economic security of New Hampshire residents and families.

The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to exploring, developing, and promoting public policies that foster economic opportunity and prosperity for all New Hampshire residents, with an emphasis on low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

 

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