AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation announced that Dr. Vance Ginn will serve as the director of the newly created Center for Economic Prosperity.
“Dr. Vance Ginn is one of the brightest economic minds in Texas,” said Dr. Kevin Roberts, executive vice president of TPPF. “This transition will give him an even larger platform from which to advocate for prosperity, liberty, and flourishing in Texas and beyond.”
A former university lecturer, Dr. Ginn’s passion for teaching carries through in his work today as he seeks to help Texans understand the real-life ways government policies affect them.
“It’s an honor to direct the Foundation’s new Center for Economic Prosperity,” said Dr. Ginn. “I am committed to conducting research based on free market economic principles and examining ways economic liberty can help individuals achieve their unique goals and dreams. I’m blessed to work with such intelligent and caring individuals here at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and look forward to contributing to our continued success in helping individuals and families prosper.”
Dr. Ginn is a first generation college graduate, eventually earning his Ph.D. in economics from Texas Tech University, and has published papers in academic journals.
Bill Peacock, who formerly directed the Center for Economic Freedom, is now vice president of research for TPPF.
For more information or to request an interview with Dr. Ginn, please contact Alicia Pierce at [email protected] or 512-472-2700.
Kevin Roberts, Ph.D., is executive vice president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Vance Ginn, Ph.D., is director of the Center for Economic Prosperity and Senior Economist at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Bill Peacock is vice president of research of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
TheTexas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit free-market research institute based in Austin. The Texas Public Policy Foundation aims to advance a societal framework that effectively fosters human flourishing based upon cooperation and mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and speech.

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