Seth Kerstein

Title: 
Economist
Organization: 
California Legislative Analyst’s Office
Bio: 

Seth Kerstein has worked as an economist for the California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) since 2013. The LAO is a nonpartisan office that provides fiscal and policy information and advice to California’s Legislature. Seth’s work at the LAO focuses primarily on sales and excise taxes, including the state’s new taxes on cannabis. He holds a Ph.D in Economics from UCLA and a B.A. in Economics from Pomona College.