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The Center for State and Local Finance is a collaborative effort of the Andrew Young School’s nationally ranked faculty to provide research on issues affecting the future of state and local public finance and to educate the next generation of leaders in public financial management.
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Register now for our next course, Financial Management — Accounting, Risk, Procurement, Long-Term Liabilities. The deadline to register is April 9, and class begins April 16-17. Space is limited.

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Starting in July, CSLF will offer six new public finance courses, including leadership. Participants may take individual courses, or complete all six for a Certificate in Public Financial Management.

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Registration for 2015-2016 will open in late April. Payments must be received one week prior to the start date of each course. Discounts will be available for government employees.

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Contact Ron Shelby at 404-413-0327 for details on our executive education program.


Georgia’s Economy and Economic Development: What Went Wrong and What is to be Done

An editorial piece by Dr. Carolyn Bourdeaux, director of the Center for State and Local Finance, appears in the March edition of Georgia Cities, a publication of the Georgia Municipal Association.

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Are tax-free days an economic boon? Check out what senior research associate Bob Buschman says in @PolitiFactGA. via @CSLF_PubFinance 14 hours ago