Nathan M Jensen
Nathan Jensen was previously an associate professor in the Department of International Business at George Washington University (2014-2016) and associate professor in the Political Science Department at Washington University in St. Louis (2002-2014).
Jensen's recent work focuses on states and local governments trying to promote economic development through the use of financial incentives. He writes critical pieces on the overuse of tax abatements or other government policies that are ineffective and driven by political considerations.
Jensen teaches courses and conducts research on government economic development strategies, firm non-market strategies and business-government relations, the politics of oil and natural resources, political risk in emerging markets, trade policy, and international institutions.