Peter R. Merrill, Principal, WNTS National Economics and Statistics

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Dr. Peter Merrill is a principal and a senior advisor in the of the National Economics and Statistics (NES) group of PwC’s Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) practice. In this role, he leads the NES team in providing revenue and budget estimates, financial and economic impact analyses, health policy economic analysis, and quantitative and statistical services to PwC clients including corporations, trade associations, and government groups.

Prior to joining PwC in 1989, Peter was Chief Economist of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the US Congress. He has advised many foreign governments on the reform and enactment of income and value-added taxes. He speaks and publishes widely, and has been invited to testify before the tax-writing and budget committees of the U.S. Congress, the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, and many other government organizations. Peter holds a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in applied mathematics from Harvard College.