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Research, Training for Next Generation Public Finance

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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CSLF’s two-day forecasting class takes place April 19-20. It is led by Laura Wheeler, who recently served as a panelist for the Tax Policy Center’s forum on federal tax reform and its impact on states. The deadline to register for her course is April 5.


CSLF recently awarded more than 20 certificates to public finance professionals, who completed our courses in retirement (September 2017) and government accounting (December 2017). See if your peers made the list.

onlineCPFO Exam

The Center for State and Local Finance is a testing site for the CPFO exam. The next testing dates are Feb. 23. and March 23. Applicants must register for the exam by Feb. 9 and March 19, respectively.

Next Course: March 7-9, 2018
Treasury and Investment Management

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Contact Ron Shelby for more information at, or 404-413-0327.

DeKalb County, Georgia: Crime Forecasting

This report details the development of an analytic tool intended to help police and other government agencies in DeKalb County, Georgia, predict areas most likely to have crime problems in the future. Authors: Audrey Clubb, Dean Dabney, Joshua Hinkle

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