Prior to joining University of Lynchburg, Gerald worked on tax policy issues in Washington, DC as an economist at the Tax Foundation and then Ernst & Young. His policy work has been featured in major news publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and The Economist, among others. Gerald has also appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and other television and radio programs.
- PhD in Economics – George Mason University
- MS in Economics and Finance – Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
- BA in Political Science – Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Dr. Prante’s primary research interests involve the economics of government fiscal policies (taxes and spending).
Dr. Prante enjoys spending time with his wife, Amy, and daughter, Elizabeth.