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Marc Joffe
Works at Public Sector Credit Solutions
Attended San Francisco State University
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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Some more thoughts on Chapter 9 for Puerto Rico.  Readers may be surprised to learn that there is a 6:1 ratio between federal spending in and federal tax receipts from PR.
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Some thoughts on Congress blocking Chapter 9 for Puerto Rico
Last week, Congressional Republicans blocked legislation that would have allowed Puerto Rico public sector entities to file municipal bankruptcy petitions. Among their arguments against extending Chapter 9 to the Commonwealth...
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Thanks to everyone who attended the Meetup on Thursday.  You can see the slides I presented at http://www.slideshare.net/MarcJoffe1/joffe-municipal-credit-scoring-jan-2013
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Recent developments in the fiscal cliff negotiations should put to rest any hope that this process will produce a meaningful solution to the nation’s long term fiscal imbalance. For advocates of fisca...
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If you like government transparency, I hope you'll vote for the California Policy Center's entry at fixcal.org.
Check out my idea to innovate our state at the Fix California Challenge! www.innovateyourstate.org #FixCalChallenge #FixCal
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We just published an open database of central government revenue, expenditure and debt data.  The database is at http://www.publicsectorcredit.org/sovdef and a descriptive blog post can be found at http://expectedloss.blogspot.com/2012/12/a-new-free-sovereign-risk-database.html. We are hoping to get community input to improve this public resource.  Anyone interested can comment on the site or email me at marc@publicsectorcredit.org
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Today's "Administrative Action" announced against Standard & Poor’s Ratings Japan K.K. hones in on just the sorts of problems our transparent ratings "drive" would protect ...
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Bloomberg View picks up my proposal for a PAYGO Constitutional Amendment.
Reality-check time. By returning the same political alignment to Washington in the last election, the American people in effect decided that solving the country’s budget problems will involve increasi...
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High traffic finance blog runs article advocating open source credit ratings and mentioning PSCF.
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Government bond researcher
Employment
  • Public Sector Credit Solutions
    Principal Consultant, 2011 - present
  • Moody's
    Technology Manager, 2002 - 2011
  • CIBC, Dresdner, HSBC, Chase, Bank of New York
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San Francisco, CA
Previously
Queens - London, England - Albany, CA - Manhattan - Guttenberg, NJ
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Introduction
After 25 years in the financial industry, I have started a new enterprise that applies open source analytics and open data to the issue of government solvency.
Education
  • San Francisco State University
    MPA, Public Administration, 2008 - 2012
  • New York University
    MBA, Finance, 1983 - 1985
  • New York University
    BA, Economics, 1979 - 1983
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