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Richard F. Dye

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Property Taxes
Tax Increment Financing
Urban/Suburban Development

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Richard Dye has been on the IGPA faculty since 1990. His research and public service activities have focused on state and local government finance as it relates to economic development.Professor Dye retired from Lake Forest College in 2007 after 24 years in the school's Department of Economics. His administrative experience includes four years as chair of the Department of Economics and Business at Lake Forest College and a year as president of the Illinois Economic Association. Prior to going to Lake Forest College, he taught at Bowdoin College and was a research economist at the Social Security Administration under a Brookings Institution Economic Policy Fellowship.

Professor Dye received an A.B. from Kenyon College and a M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. His dissertation was judged by the National Tax Association to be "The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Government Finance and Taxation" in 1977.