Ben Gitis is a Fiscal Policy Intern at American Action Forum. He is originally from Hopkins, Minnesota and majors in Economics at Davidson College in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ben just completed his junior year abroad in England studying Economics at Hertford College, University of Oxford. This is his second summer with the Forum, where he was a Communications and Economics Intern in 2011. Prior to American Action Forum, Ben interned for the Republican Party of Minnesota during the 2010 election cycle, assisting primarily with sign distribution and parade coordination.