The Steven D. Gold Award was created in 1997 in memory of Steve Gold, who had an exemplary career as an analyst, researcher, and teacher, specializing in issues related to state and local public finance and intergovernmental relations. In addition to being a long-time member of the National Tax Association, Gold held positions at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), as director of the Center for the Study of the States at the Rockefeller Institute, as a professor at the State University of New York-Albany, and as co-director of the Urban Institute’s New Federalism Project. The award is given annually by the NTA, the NCSL, and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management — all organizations in which he was an active member — with the winner selected by one of the three organizations eachyear on a rotating basis.
The Gold Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to stateand local fiscal policy and have demonstrated a capacity to cross the boundaries betweenacademic research and public policy making.
Members of the NTA are encouraged to nominate individuals fitting the description above for consideration by the committee using the form below. Proposals should be received by February 1 in order to be considered in a timely manner.
A list of prior winners can be found here: https://www.ntanet.org/awards/steven-d-gold-award/