Adam H. Langley

Associate Director of Tax Policy

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Adam H. Langley is associate director of tax policy at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. His research focuses on state and local public finance, with dozens of publications, primarily on property tax relief programs, business tax incentives, the charitable property tax exemption, and nonprofit payments in lieu of taxes. Adam’s research has been covered in hundreds of media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, The Economist, and Governing. In addition, he regularly speaks to policymakers, practitioners, and researchers, with presentations to groups such as the National Conference of State Legislatures, Government Finance Officers Association, International Association of Assessing Officers, and the National Tax Association. He has also created a number of data resources available on the Lincoln Institute’s website, including the Fiscally Standardized Cities database, which provides detailed data on revenues and spending for 150 large U.S. cities. He previously worked in the New York State Assembly. Adam earned his B.A. in political studies from Bard College and his M.A. in economics from Boston University.