Nathan A. Benefield

Nathan A. Benefield is Vice President of Policy Analysis for the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives.

Nate has researched and written on public policy issues including taxes, government spending, education reform, transportation funding, health care policy, and economic development. Nate's work has been featured in the Philadelphia InquirerPittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Tribune-ReviewPatriot News, and Allentown Morning Call amongst others.  Nate frequently provides testimony to the Pennsylvania House and Senate and often lends his policy expertise to WHP 580 and KDKA radio.

Nate graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois with a degree in political science and economics, and also earned a masters degree in public service management from DePaul.



Recent Research

Misconceptions Cloud School Funding Debate

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 | Commentary by NATHAN BENEFIELD






Recent Blog Posts

A Real Conflict of Interest

NOVEMBER 21, 2014


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Why we Need Paycheck Protection Now

NOVEMBER 19, 2014


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You're Innocent, but Your House may be Guilty

NOVEMBER 17, 2014


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