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A Message from the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

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Paul Winfree

Chair, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Paul Winfree is Director of Economic Policy Studies, Acting Director of the Center for Data Analysis, and the Richard F. Aster Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. His research focuses on public finance and US economic history, especially the history and political economy of U.S. fiscal policy. He is author of a book on the evolution of economic and fiscal policy from colonial America to the present, The History and Future of the Budget Process in the United States (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). His research has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Hill, and many other publications. Before rejoining Heritage in 2018, Winfree served in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and Director of Budget Policy. He was also formerly senior staff on the Senate Committee on the Budget.