Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration
George V. Sweeting currently serves as the Deputy Director for the New York City Independent Budget Office (IBO). The IBO is a publicly funded agency that provides nonpartisan information about New York City's budget to the public and their elected officials. In this role, he is responsible for managing work on tax policy, economic development, education, and community and social services. In addition to overseeing economists and policy analysts, Dr. Sweeting also serves on their strategic leadership team. Dr. Sweeting has over 20 years of professional experience in the finance realm and has held multiple senior level positions within the New York City Department of Finance. He has several publications that deal with, but are not limited to, property tax, city tax and education. Dr. Sweeting received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from Columbia University.