Phillip Oliff

Phillip Oliff
Phillip Oliff is a research manager for fiscal federalism at Pew, examining the fiscal and policy relationships between federal and state governments.

As a lead researcher, Oliff oversees development of a range of analyses that explore and explain the various aspects of the state-federal relationship.

Oliff previously worked as a policy analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities where he authored reports on topics including education finance, state tax policy, states’ post-recession fiscal conditions, and the impact of emergency federal aid on state budgets.  He served as a Hugh L. Carey fellow with the New York State Division of Budget, focusing on education finance and property tax reform. Oliff has also worked as an educator in both the U.S. and Japan. 

Oliff holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University’s College of Social Studies.