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burnettJennifer Burnett

Program Manager for Fiscal and Economic Development Policy
(859) 244-8114


Jennifer Burnett joined CSG in 2006 and is the program manager for fiscal and economic development policy. She also coordinates the organization’s research efforts including the collection, analysis and presentation of data, particularly public access to interactive online databases. She created and manages States Perform, a website that provides users with access to interactive, customizable and up-to-date comparative performance measurement data for states in six key policy areas.
Prior to joining CSG, Burnett was a research associate at the University of Kentucky Center for Business and Economic Research and a legislative aide for a member of the Canadian Parliament. She holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance from the University of Kentucky, a master’s degree from the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky, and a Juris Doctor from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
Areas of expertise
  1. Economic development
  2. State international trade
  3. Tax policy
  4. State budgets
  5. Wage and income trends
  6. Unemployment insurance
  7. Performance management