Josh B. McGee is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. McGee was appointed in 2015 to chair the Texas Pension Review Board by Governor Greg Abbott, with his term ending in 2021. His research on retirement policy, K–12 education, and economic development has been published in various scholarly journals, including Education Finance and Policy, Journal of Development Economics, and Education Next. McGee’s popular writing has appeared in National Affairs, Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Atlanta Journal Constitution, and Houston Chronicle. He has provided expert testimony and technical assistance in more than 50 jurisdictions and routinely speaks to the media on retirement issues and K–12 policy. McGee holds a B.S. and an M.S. in industrial engineering and a Ph.D. in economics, all from the University of Arkansas.