Andrew (Drew) B. Lyon
Principal, Washington National Tax Services
Dr. Andrew Lyon is a principal in the National Economics and Statistics (NES) group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Dr. Lyon has a leadership role in NES' Legislative & Regulatory Economics practice, which specializes in quantitative analysis of legislative proposals, assessment of economic impacts and industry forecasts. He provides economic and tax analysis in a number of sectors and areas, including energy and natural resources, franchising, and international operations of U.S. companies.
Prior to joining PwC, Dr. Lyon was on the faculty of the University of Maryland's economics department. He served for two years as deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis with the Department of Treasury. As deputy assistant secretary, he was responsible for providing economic advice and analysis on all aspects of Federal taxation. He received the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner's Award and the Treasury Department's Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Lyon has also served on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisors and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation. Dr. Lyon currently serves on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee.
Dr. Lyon has written numerous articles covering a wide range of tax issues, including distributional analysis of tax reform, international taxation, consumption taxation, the effects of tax policy on the stock market, and social security financing, and authored a book on the alternative minimum tax.
Dr. Lyon received an A.B., with distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, from Stanford University, and earned his Ph. D. in economics from Princeton University. He was a co-winner of the National Tax Association dissertation award. He has been a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and was a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.