Art Woolf received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980, and is currently associate professor of economics at the University of Vermont. He was state economist for Governor Madeleine Kunin from 1988 to 1991. He writes a weekly column on the Vermont economy for the Burlington Free Press. He is the founder and president of the Vermont Council on Economic Education as well as a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
Woolf has written and lectured widely within the state on Vermont economic and policy issues, including taxation and spending, education finance, housing, population and demographic trends, and economic development.