Jack Spencer oversees Heritage Foundation research on a wide range of domestic economic and trade issues as Vice President for the Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity. 

Before his promotion to Vice President in January 2015, Spencer served as Director of the Roe Institute, where he spearheaded research initiatives on federal spending, taxes, regulation, energy and environment.  Previously, he specialized in nuclear energy issues in both the domestic and global arenas as Heritage’s senior research fellow in nuclear energy policy. Spencer was Heritage’s go-to expert on nuclear waste management, technological advances, industry subsidies and international approaches to nuclear energy. 

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