Matthew Ladner

Senior Research Strategist | Arizona Chamber Foundation

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Fun Fact

Matthew won an armadillo racing tournament at the University of Texas.

Matthew Ladner is the Senior Research Strategist for the Arizona Chamber Foundation. Working on the Foundation’s research team, Dr. Ladner will focus his research efforts on challenges facing the Grand Canyon State.

Dr. Ladner is intensely interested in the economy and how major social shifts like demography will impact Arizona and the nation. He authored the groundbreaking, original research Turn and Face the Strain: Age Demographic Change and the Near Future of American Education, outlining the future funding crisis facing America’s K-12 public education funding. He also coauthored the American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual Report Card on American Education: Ranking State K-12 Performance, Progress and Reform. Dr. Ladner has testified before Congress, the United States Commission of Civil Rights and numerous state legislative committees.

He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and received both a master’s and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Houston. Dr. Ladner resides in Phoenix with wife, Anne, and their three children.