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Rea Hederman

Vice President of Policy, The Buckeye Institute


Rea S. Hederman Jr. is executive director of the Economic Research Center and vice president of policy at The Buckeye Institute. In this role, Hederman oversees Buckeye’s research and policy output. A nationally recognized expert in healthcare policy and tax policy, Hederman has published numerous reports and papers looking at returning healthcare power to the states, the impact of policy changes on a state’s economy, labor markets, and how to reform tax systems to spur economic growth.
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